A LETTER TO MY BELOVED…

Well,my love. It’s been nineteen long months since you went home.
I’ve missed you more than I could ever have imagined, and at so many unexpected moments. Even now, as I write this, it’s a little difficult to see because of the tears.

It’s crazy. So many little things have changed.

I don’t have a home with you any more. Instead, I have bedrooms: two in the US, one in Natal, Brazil, and one I look forward to in heaven.

I still have difficulty when I roll over on my right side in bed: you aren’t there any more to cuddle me… and there are those times I’ve felt your presence in the room. A few times I’ve been awakened by you calling my name. Things I don’t understand – and give them to God.

I am only now beginning to settle down in my mind what are my priorities and goals. It’s not been simple like you and I thought it would be. Too many changes we had not anticipated. Maybe, now, I will move into a more quiet and trusting relationship with our Lord.

You always said you had to go home first. You did not want to walk with the pain of being left behind…but, in reality, we were both hoping the Lord would come before either one went home. You were right about going home first. I’m thankful you aren’t going through this time of grief and learning. What makes it feasible for me to handle it is knowing that you are TRULY happy, for the first time in your life. A joy and happiness no one can rob from you.

I look forward to the day when I’ll be home also. Until then, my love, I’ll keep walking with one hand on my cane, the other hand in our God’s hand, looking towards home.

I Love you. Your Voni

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3 thoughts on “A LETTER TO MY BELOVED…”

  1. Hello Voni,
    I loved reading this. I cannot believe it has been so long since Joe went home. It seems like just a few weeks ago we were all sitting in the living room watching the Patriots win the Super Bowl. I will always cherish that last evening we spent together.
    I think of you often and hope this finds you well.
    Love You,
    Cara

    1. Hi Cara, yes, I pull out those memories … and miss it all
      i’m doing ok – learning much…continue slowly working on getting more VIP customers… Seacret now has incredible food supplements…
      Right now, I’m staying with Sheryl here in Portland again… hoping to be able to go to Brazil again fairly soon.
      what is happening with you?
      catch me up.
      hugs

      1. I would love to see you and catch up. Please text me or have Sheryl. I dont remember exactly where she lives but I would love to come over so you could meet my baby girl Olivia. She is now 2 and a half months old. My number is 971-312-4219

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