A Mother shares her thoughts about her daughter and grandsons lives….Eulogy

Today marks the 2nd anniversary when close to 1200 people gathered to honor and remember my daughter, Elizabeth Anne and my grandsons, Fischer, Benjamin and Hayes. I am reposting my blog entry that I wrote a year ago on the 1st anniversary about that day. God’s spirit covered the sanctuary that day and I have had people tell me they have not experienced anything like it. I hope you are blessed. – Julie

Elizabeth Anne Herro Dowdy

Easter 2011mWhen I decided to speak at my daughter’s service, when I went to bed the night before, I had no idea what I was going to say.  I prayed that the words would come and boy did they!  At 3 a.m., I sat straight up in bed.  I startled John and told him I had to go to the computer to write down the thoughts that were pouring into my mind.  They were coming so quickly, that I was typing phrases.  The words that follow are what I finished and walked up to the microphone and delivered.  I was to speak after Jeff Herro, Elizabeth’s Dad.  I prayed that Jesus would give me the words to share their story, to glorify him and others to see him, and to express in a few minutes the life of my daughter and grandsons.  And so, I walked up to the steps with my typed notes, Elizabeth’s copy of

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