Tribute to Nellie


The phone vibrated.

An unexpected text message begged for my attention. I was dumbfounded as I read the words that a long-time friend of mine had suddenly passed away.

No one saw this coming including her close friends and family members. It was a shock to us all yet the awful truth is that we will be attending more of these events in the coming years.

It was a reminder to treasure the moments we have with each other. Capture those photos when meeting together for meals or events (they don’t have to be all serious pictures – we must capture those crazy moments before those memories fade).

Live life to its fullest potential for one day, we will all pass from this beautiful earth.

Those of us who hold strong to our faith that we will some day spend another lifetime in the presence of our Maker, this story is for you….

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