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  • Apr 17, 2014 9:02pm

    Hi Clare,  I thought of this milestone earlier today as I did my Bible reading for the day.  I keep my "Heidi bookmark" in my Bible and often pray that you're having an extraordinary day.  Take care my friend.

    Marilyn V.

    Marilyn Vollbrecht

  • Apr 17, 2014 4:27pm

    Hugs and prayers to all of you! What a beautiful letter!

    sherri schultz

  • Dec 4, 2012 7:30pm

    Hello Rensink family!
    Not sure if you ever check this or if you will remember us but found myself thinking of you guys tonight....praying His peace over you as you go through another holiday season without Heidi...may He continue to hold you close and comfort you as you continue to grieve and heal...Blessings!Kris Langworthy (Sara's mom)

    kris langworthy

  • Aug 3, 2012 12:40am

    Hi to all of Heidi's family and friends,My name is Lauren and I was a friend of Heidi's in college.  She was a wonderful person and an inspiration.  I have been following Heidi's page, and have found it very comforting to see the love and support you have shown Heidi through the years.  My father just passed away from Gliosarcoma, an aggressive type of brain cancer similar to Heidi's.  His treatment regimen and rehabilitation was very similar to Heidi's. I know they will be with the lord watching over all of us. Thank you for the updates and continuous love and support for Heidi and those going through similar situations.  Take care and God Bless :)

    Lauren Witthaus

  • May 6, 2012 10:14pm

    I'm not sure when you changed the style on Heidi's site but I have to say it is perfect!

    Joan Korfhage

  • Jul 20, 2011 2:33pm


    Just been remember Heidi alot lately...not sure why ...

    I kept a copy of a bookmark I picked up at her funeral

    "Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...it's about learning

    to dance in the rain" .... her smile always helps me know....

    everything is all right .... 

    Peaceful thoughts,




    Amy Thomas

  • Apr 20, 2011 2:45pm

    Dear Heidi,

    I wanted to let you know you and your family have been in my thoughts and prayers. I have been staying indoors a lot this spring because of the cold weather. This morning we woke to a blanket of snow in our yards again. I read this beautiful poem the other day and I wanted to share it with you and all your friends here on your cb site! Wow girl today it shows 70,108 visits on your website!
    You are so LOVED and Missed by everyone Heidi...

                   God's Heavenly Garden
    Sometimes God picks the flower that is still in full
    bloom; sometimes the rosebud's chosen that we
    feel He's picked too soon.

    Sometimes the flower is fading with petals
    floating down, but God knows the perfect time
    to gather flowers from the ground.

    There is a heavenly garden in which God takes
    great pleasure because He's placed within it the
    loved ones that we treasure.

    He walks among the blossoms giving them eternal rest, and I know that it must please Him because
    He chose the very best.....

    Sending all my love on your 2nd Anniversary in God's Heavenly Garden....

    Janice Kay

    Janice Kay Brown-Bogenrief

  • Apr 19, 2011 6:47am

    What a beautiful letter to Heidi, I am sure that she is making heaven a little brighter.  We only borrow our children from God for whatever time they are with us and perhaps Heidi's mission on earth was to make alot of other people, including me, more aware of this. It hardly seems possible that it has been two years already, Keeping your family in my prayers, Pat

    Pat Wayne

  • Apr 19, 2011 3:08am

    Such a beautiful message to your beautiful daughter.  Thank you for sharing all the love in your heart with us.

    Gwen Hogan

  • Apr 18, 2011 8:59am

    Nicely written.  Love and hugs to you,

    Joan Korfhage

  • Apr 18, 2011 8:05am

    Good morning Clare and Heidi!

    I'm lifting you all up in prayer.  Praying for abundant blessings of God's love to fill your hearts with joy and peace.

    Happy Easter!


    Nancy Ganzel

  • Apr 18, 2011 7:57am

    Dearest Clare and family
    I know I can't take away your pain and loss!  But please accept my heartfelt sympathy on this second anniversary.  I didn't know Heidi, but if she is anything like her mom she is smart, very caring and very giving, and very loving!  May God surround you with His love, and more!  
    Love, LuAnn

    LuAnn Fransen

  • Apr 18, 2011 7:24am

    That was BEUATIFULLY said! Our thoughts and prayers are always with you and your family!

    Joe and Karla

    Karla Vieau

  • Apr 18, 2011 7:14am

    Praying for all of you Claire!

    Love, Barb
    Heidi's beautiful face book mark you sent me is on my wall at my desk , I think of you everday and pray!

    Barb Nelson

  • Apr 18, 2011 12:37am

    That was a beautiful post and which summarized my feelings exactly.  Thanks Claire.

    I miss you Heidi.

    Kevin Fuchs

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