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Please Be Gentle

Please be gentle with me, for I am grieving
The sea I swim in is a lonely one, and the
shore seems miles away.
Waves of despair numb my soul as I… 173 more words

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The Practical Side of Grief

As you travel through your grief journey you will find that in addition to other feelings and emotions, fear and anxiety may be a constant part of your grieving experience. 853 more words

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I Knew This Day Would Come

I dreaded this day and every year, for the past 9 years, I wondered if this would be the year.  Well, this year, December 9, 2014, was the year.   734 more words

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Friday's Five

A day at home. Even though I retired almost a year ago, days like this are rare. I plugged in the tree lights, smiled at the boxes of decorations still waiting, and turned up the… 145 more words

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December 12 (Day 12): When it just happened.

When it just happened.

In the past couple of weeks, I’ve ended up in conversations where they have told me about a recent death of a friend. 309 more words

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Month + 2: A journey towards celebration

“If you cannot believe in much, then believe in the little that you can. Start where you are and grow.”   – James Dillet Freeman

Celebration after a major life transition or loss, is one of the hardest things to step back into. 265 more words

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Friday's Five

Well, it’s technically Saturday, but I’m calling this my Friday’s Five anyway. I’m not worried about technicalities. Neither is a knitter named Jimmie who I met a few days ago. 726 more words

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