Stories by Elizabeth Rozier


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A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words

This past month my sister-in-law remarried. She and my brother met at Texas A&M and married the week following graduation.

4/14/2014 - Elizabeth Rozier
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Forgiveness

I am releasing those things in my heart, choosing to give my heart to joy and happiness.

10/7/2013 - Elizabeth Rozier
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Happy Memories

In honor of summer, the best time of childhood, here's a few memories of Jonathan.

10/7/2013 - Elizabeth Rozier
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The 10 Year Anniversary

This week is Jon's 35th birthday and the 10th anniversary of the day he died. Yes, all in the same week.

7/29/2013 - Elizabeth Rozier
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My Little Buddies

I probably always will with each new life transition, but I will treasure the gift of friendship I now have with Ben & Josh.

5/6/2013 - Elizabeth Rozier
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Birthdays

As I turn one more year older, I recognize that I have had one more year without my brother, one more year of healing, one more year to tell my story.

3/4/2013 - Elizabeth Rozier
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New Traditions

I can smile at the new outlook on life that his life and death have given me.

2/4/2013 - Elizabeth Rozier
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I Remember You

I worry sometimes that I will forget you. You have the other half of my childhood memories.

12/3/2012 - Elizabeth Rozier
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My Flight Over Iraq

A bucket list item that probably only a TAPS audience will appreciate was to visit "the spot" where my brother died.

11/11/2012 - Elizabeth Rozier
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Destiny: Realizing Not Everything Dies With Our Loved Ones

Lo and behold my own destiny was waiting patiently for healing to progress to the point where it could awaken again

8/7/2012 - Elizabeth Rozier
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Happy Birthday to You

This is the toughest week of my year. Yesterday was Jonathan’s birthday and Thursday is the anniversary of his death.

7/19/2012 - Elizabeth Rozier
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Almost a Decade

Love never dies; the impact is far reaching and everlasting. It's probably the single most positive emotions that exists.

6/15/2012 - Elizabeth Rozier
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Growth is a Sign of Life

This portrait was the first time in 8 ½ years that we were genuinely smiling for the camera.

5/14/2012 - Elizabeth Rozier
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Introducing Elizabeth Rozier

On July 19, 2003, 3 days after his 25th birthday, Jonathan was hit with an RPG while guarding a municipal building near Baghdad.

4/10/2012 - Elizabeth Rozier