Throughout the house are the echoes of little feet racing up and down the stairs, the beat of a drum and the the sounds of a trumpet.
I can't turn back time and have my boys as they once were. It would be cruel for them to have everyday repeat itself. They were meant to soar like wings on eagles and it's time for me to fill the house with other sounds - like Pandora and the sweet sounds from the birds.
While waiting for what's next, I can compile resources for others who are going through a transition. Empty nest, new job, no job, leaving home for college, learning to live without a treasured friend and other transitions in life all share the same process of dealing with a loss and moving on to what's next.
Looking for comfort from God is one of the best remedies to help during difficult times and I encourage you to visit the Faith Filter Resource page for quotes and more. Humor can help too. I like the new series "Go On" with Matthew Perry. The Trailer is below. The pilot is loaded on Hulu.
Liza is the Faith Filter columnist for the Cary News. Her stories of faith and lives changed by trusting in God are published about four times a year.