I am a 44 yr. old mom of two college students. My husband and I have been together for 28 years and have had our share of difficulties. My parents raised me and my two brothers in the Church of God. I have strayed quite a few times but always kept my faith and trust in God. My husband is disabled and he struggles everyday with his pain but keeps praying that each day will be better than the last. Our son is soon to be 20. He is in his 3rd year of college and does very well for with someone learning disabilities and ADHD. He also plays bass guitar in a band and is very dedicated to his music and his love of landscaping. Our daughter is 22 and has a very difficult time with life. She has emotional problems and trust issues. She is very alone and depressed and I worry that she is so unhappy.
I lost my father in July '06 but I know that he is at peace and in heaven. I loved my father very much and miss him every day. He suffered for a long time with diabities and became very ill in his last few months on earth. My mom is doing fine although I know that she misses him greatly. They would have been married for 50 years this year(2008). She knows that he is no longer suffering and in pain and that she will see him again.
I believe that the power of prayer and faith will help us all get through life. I have become more spiritual since the death of my dad and although I do not go to church right now, I know that God is watching over this family and guiding us throughout each day.