July 15th is a very important day for our family, since it is our wedding anniversary. This year would have been our 30th anniversary! 28 years together and 2 years apart. Now he’s up up there in heaven and I’m here taking care of the 15 children who are still alive of the 18 we... Continue Reading →
After the Death of Your Child… Can You Smile Again?
Today marks the 6th anniversary of the death of my daughter, Carmineta, the oldest of our children. At only 22 years of age, she left us for heaven unexpectedly. Many times I’ve been asked how I can possibly keep going and overcome, and if I cry often in the corners of my house… Well, the... Continue Reading →
Children’s Guest Post: Ode To My Father
Today in Spain we celebrate Fathers’ Day, it coincides with the feast of Saint Joseph. I leave you here with a poem that one of my sons wrote for the first anniversary of the death of my husband, on March 6th. It has 56 stanzas: one for every year of life that he lived. ... Continue Reading →
It’s already been a year and I still can’t believe it. I think it’s a nightmare, that I’m still in the middle of a dream, that this isn’t actually happening to me… One year ago Chema left us and went to heaven forever, forever, forever. He left us with a very big void. He was... Continue Reading →