#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for June, 2007

Saddling Up

I don’t know what else to do but saddle up and ride this trail wherever it leads. It’s one day at a time for me, but that isn’t a bad thing, is it?

One of the things I’ve noticed about this experience, losing a parent, is that there is something very sacred about the process.

The kind words of friends and family mean more than anyone who hasn’t been through this could ever know. I feel enfolded by love and consolation, and I am grateful.

Family is already arriving. The ceremony will be held on Sunday–Father’s Day.

We’ll be in

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One Moment At a Time

I’ve never lost a father before, so this is a new trail to ride. There’s no map or guidebook.

I am always grateful for my faith, but even more so now.

I’m grateful, too, for all your kind words and prayers.

In the interest of doing what my dad would want me to do, I’m not going to record the whole journey of mourning on this blog. I’ll share what feelings and insights seem appropriate, but after this week, I’m going to try to talk about the things we usually talk about. The abundant blessings of this life–the newest book–the

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