Monthly Archives: February 2015

Ash Wednesday, 2015

Lord, may this Lenten season mark a real turn towards simplicity as we seek You as a family.  May we focus more on those things truly important, and forget the rest. 

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Meditations on Death, and how Christ conquers Death: Psalm 103

So my mind continues to dwell on Greg, death, life, and hope. I don’t suppose this is overly morbid or unexpected.  I’m sure there’s a part of us that will always remember January 31st as a very sad, tragic day. … Continue reading

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Abbey quotes: “maybe when I’m 5 or 6 or 7, I’ll follow the rules”

I tell myself things like that, too. I just use bigger numbers.

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More thoughts on Greg’s passing…

Yesterday marked the last official event that commemorated Greg’s passing onto eternity…the burial.  For me, it felt very final.  I’m not sure whose decision it was but we did something that I’ve never done before at a graveside service.  We … Continue reading

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A Great Man is Gone. A Great Hole is in our Hearts.

350 people were expected to attend Gregory Stephan Impola’s funeral.  About double that number showed up. Last night, we had a service for Greg where people could share stories and testimonials of how Greg impacted their lives.  200 attended, and … Continue reading

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