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Grief and Dealing (from personal experience)

There are two categories: the openly bereaved and the closeted bereaved. Both groups are a part of the human experience. Its an extension of our being – how we navigate the sea of emotion. 208 more words


some days she would come to me
having not seen her
she would bring her grey clouds
to walk into
her arms & legs umbrellas… 9 more words


That's How the Light Gets In

Ring the bells that still can ring Forget your perfect offering There is a crack in everything That’s how the light gets in.

Today it is 23 months since Tony took his own life.  1,083 more words

And then They Grow Up and have Babies of their Own. Where does the Time go?

Nearly 15 years after I first walked into my husband’s life, it is hard to fathom that my stepdaughter is now a mother of her own after giving birth to a beautiful baby girl this week. 916 more words

Life Events


Clutching the edges of the mirror I screamed in silence.
I see you, I know you are there! Show yourself.
Grief welled up inside as my swollen heart constricted; expelling ache in… 218 more words

Poetry By Corrina

What Papa Left Behind

Today is the one year anniversary of the passing of my grandfather, whom we all referred to as ‘Papa’. In remembrance of him, I thought I would share the essay I wrote this past spring. 946 more words


The World's Economy vs. God's Economy

These have been popping into my mind all week and I know the list could be a lot longer than this. This has been cathartic. 295 more words