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From the heart of Cassi

The night we met Garth

And now I’m glad I didn’t know The way it all would end the way it all would go Our lives are better left to chance I could have missed the pain But I’d of had to miss the dance… So it was February 13, 1998 and my sister Carla had come from Houston to…

I Run to You my King of Love

As I continue to process my life and navigate through waters that are becoming a bit more familiar.  I am getting more used to caring for my kids alone, going to dinner alone, watching movies alone and even attending church alone.  I recently began a new year of Bible Study Fellowship.  It is hard to…

Celebrating a beautiful marriage!!

August 21st would have been our 19 year wedding anniversary.  SO in honor of our love and relationship I wanted to share the last anniversary letter I received from you. Babe, My goodness, 17 years.  What a beautiful accomplishment.  Six and half years of dating and 17 married and we get to do it all…

I want to live like that!!!

As I prepared my heart and mind for the one year anniversary of my loves entrance into Heaven I had spent the two days before August 13th alone praying, reading, reflecting.  I spent many hours rereading the cards, letters, messages that hundreds of family and friends sent me over the year. God impressed several things…

The power of the written word

In a day and age of texting, emails, tweets and Facebook messaging the written word does not seem to be as popular.  I like a lot of the world  text, tweet, blog, Facebook and all that stuff but I do still love to receive a written word in the form of a card or letter. …

Make a wish…

My first birthday since losing Todd recently passed.  As I celebrated with two dear friends in Napa, CA I could not have asked for a better day.  What I mean is all things considered with my new adjusted life I celebrated in a place I had always dreamed of going and was surrounded by Gods…

Happy Birthday Sweetheart!!

Happy Birthday My Love! The kids and I were on Mustang Island with Mom, Paul and the cousins on your special day and had a great time, although not sure if you would have made it as all 8 of us stayed in the pop up camper, can you say family bonding, ha! You would…

Happy Birthday Jackson!!

Dear Jackson, I cannot believe it has been 9 years since you were born.  Oh how I remember that day as though it were yesterday, June 6, 2003.  Your Daddy and I could hardly wait to welcome our long awaited, much prayed for son into the world.  We had prayed and tried to have a…

A Fathers Love

As I sit here today on this first Fathers Day without the most amazing Daddy I ever knew, my husband Todd!  I didn’t think that today would be so hard but I can’t help but struggle through this day with a heavy heart.  I cry and cry thinking about my kids not having the opportunity…

He is still the man of my dreams…

After struggling to fall asleep Thursday night, I think I laid in bed for an hour until after midnight and then once I was good and asleep I heard a little voice come through my door saying, “Mommy I pee peed in my bed”, it was 1 AM and I was forced to get up…