December 1, 2017

Today would have been Moms birthday and I would have scrambled around to find lotion, facial wipes, oil of Olay bath set and face cream and maybe perfume for Mom from her grandkids present to her. Then maybe a gift card to either Old Country Buffet or Red Lobster from me. 

The kids would have baked her another round cornbread with a candle as a cake that they proudly made themselves…

Then grandma would have acted like it was the best ever and make a fuss even if she had the same lotion and perfume on her dresser still there from Mother’s Day. 

But this year it is her first promotion to her reward in heaven day because Mom loved Jesus and accepted Him in her heart. 

I pray all those she touched with her life seek to be best friends with God as she did. 

God was #1 and she let me know clearly because I was never allowed to skip church or Sunday school without significant discomfort that week…

Here is her favorite verse she would recite in the car to my kids:

Psalm 121

“I will life up mine eyes unto the hills, 

From whence cometh my help. 

My help cometh from the Lord

Which made heaven and earth.”
God Bless You Grandma Dottie

Heloise "Lois" Ridley, MBA

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Heloise (Lois) Ridley, MBA helps parents "Get OFF the CRAZY cycle.... and onto a path of peace" She loves to encourage, instruct and empower parents and youth to live and impact the world around them. Heloise speaks and trains in workshops for internet safety, home education and parenting issues to equip today's busy parents. She specializes in helping parents create a "Character Based Internet Safety Net" in their homes to protect their children online wherever they go. She also offers Coaching and Training to families that need more support to implement their plan. Heloise also speaks and coaches parents: ...from baby basics, pre-school antics, study skills & education, the eventful teen years. She is passionate about equipping "stressed out moms": ...with practical tools ...strategies ...and a clear understanding of God's role as Partner, Provider and Helper in the parenting process.