Tragic... my condolences to family & friends. Thanks for sharing and for linking to the news story.
Heavenly Father, deal graciously with those who mourn, that in casting all their sorrow onto you they may know the consolation of your love.
We praise you for the great company of all those who have kept the faith, finished their race, and who now rest from their labor.
We praise you for those dear to us whom we name in our hearts before you.
Especially we thank you for Shef, whom you have now received into your presence.
Help us to believe where we have not seen, trusting you to lead us through our years.
The wonderful gifts of life are the people you have allowed us to love and be loved by.
In Jesus’ name.
My mother never saw the irony in calling me a son of a bitch.