Joyful Service

Jean's Journal - December 23, 2019 Part 1 To say it was an extraordinary day is an understatement. For the energy that filled and surrounded me as I walked through it was one of joyful service.  You know, it’s that feeling you…

It came like a dream, before it had been dreamed…

Journal Entry - Sunday, Oct 13 Well it has been an interesting day.  We all made it through the anniversary of Brian’s passing, difficult as it was.  I purchased some lovely small urns and filled them with Brian’s ashes knowing…

SAM, I AM

It was when my husband passed away that my children first suggested that I get a dog.  One month later it came up again when my house was broken into.  Although I love dogs, I did not want to make any major changes in my life right…
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The Best Worst Day

Journal September 21, 2019 Thank you Lord for the best worst day! Yesterday was such a difficult day from the moment I attempted to put my feet to the floor.  There it was again.  Vertigo.  And it was back with full force. …

Love on a Rooftop

This was Brian's favorite photo of me. He always told me so. It was taken in 1973, when I was just 18 years old. We had moved into our first apartment in Minneapolis. He had left the band to go back to school so he could go into studio…

Am I To Be Broken Father?

From the depths of my soul, I cried out to Father Mother God.The pain, both physical and emotional, nearly more than I could bear.Am I to be broken Father, I asked?No my child, Mother whispered gently.Broken open my love, not broken.That is…

Be careful what you pray for…

Just five weeks after my husband passed away my house was ransacked and robbed. It was Sunday afternoon, November 18th. I'd had a nice lunch with my ministers group and then stopped at my daughter's to drop off some of Brian's clothes for donation…

We’ve Danced Our Last Dance

So we have danced our last dance for this time around. Save me a spot on your dance card my love, for certainly we will dance again. All of the best things in my life began with you. I love you. (Photo from June 1994, 20th Anniversary and renewal…