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Monday, January 5, 2015

Full Moon Tonight and Remembering a Friend


The first FULL MOON of the New Year is tonight. It's called the Wolf Moon. This beautiful photo was found on Pinterest and I love it. I don't know if the clouds will clear enough here in Oregon for me to actually see the moon tonight. Some of the other names are winter, quiet, freezing, cold and staying inside moon.

I am sad tonight. On Saturday, Jim and I were told that a dear friend had taken his life. His dad drove to our home to tell us. I taught with his mom as a young teacher and have known Tim since he was in grade school. He was struggling with things in his life but we thought he was doing better. It will always be a mystery, something we will not be able to understand. He leaves a daughter behind who he loved so dearly. I am praying for all of his family and especially his daughter. So very sad.

I want to thank all my sweet blogger friends who have been so kind to read my blog and leave me messages. It is just hard to keep doing everyday things right now. I will be back soon.


9 comments:

mamasmercantile said...

So sorry for your tragic loss, you are in my prayers.

Micupoftea said...

Heartfelt condolences on the loss of your friend.

Prairie Patch Quilts said...

Hugs! Prayers for all.

Stephanie said...

Oh Linda, I am heartbroken to hear this sad news... I am so sorry for this loss of life - please know you and this man's family will be in my prayers.

Love to you!

Susan said...

Oh dear, Linda. That was very sad news, indeed.

We cannot, simply cannot understand why someone does that. That poor man must have been so very devastated with life.

Not a good start to the new year but it is what it is.

Please know I am very sad for you and his family, especially his daughter. How old is she?

Will remember you all in my prayers. Susan

Valerie said...

Dear Linda,
I am so very sorry to hear such sad news. You will be in my thoughts and prayers and this man's precious daughter and family. Blessings and New Years Hugs, Valerie

Maureen Wyatt said...

That is so sad. It's hard to understand someone giving up on life when others are trying so hard to stay alive. I hope he is at peace now and his family and friends can come to an acceptance of what has happened. You are in my thoughts.

Marta said...

Hello from Spain: very sad news. Heartfelt condolences on the loss of your friend .. We keep in touch

Jemma@athomewithjemma said...

Linda,
I am so so sorry for your loss and the pain you are feeling. Prayers for you and the ease of your sorrow and for your friends family.
Love,
Jemma