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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

Grief Journey

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


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


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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My Wish for those Grieving During the Holidays

To all those who are traveling their grief journey because someone you loved has died; my thoughts and prayers are with each of you. As you do your work of mourning your grief pain will lessen. 11 more words