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The Seeking Spirit

I came across a term today that struck me and inspired me to put to words something that has been on my mind for the last year or so. 760 more words

Funeral flowers

Jeff’s Great Uncle recently passed away and although I didn’t know him, I went with Jeff to the funeral home. I was so proud that I was putting on my big girl pants and going. 362 more words

Hearing is Believing!

When we experience the death of a loved one our world changes dramatically. Although the light hasn’t gone out in our eyes it is dimmed. Colors seem less vibrant, conversations less stimulating and our energy depleted. 659 more words


No Consolation

Suicide leaves us with no closure, too many unanswered questions and playing the guilt game. Our son left home Christmas Eve and didn’t return. I never saw his body~I have no closure. 328 more words

Liam (the son I will never know)

Re-Conversion (Sumner, Illinois, circa 1996)

Sometime in late 1992, I attended a seminar on how to do ministry with Senior Adults held in Peoria, Illinois. There was this feeble, little man who inched up to the platform (like Tim Conway used to do on the “Carol Burnett Show”) and opened the thing up by proclaiming weakly, “God is Good.” The people replied, “All the time” He quietly responded, “All the time” and they politely finished, “God is Good.” I remember thinking to myself, “This is almost cool! 603 more words

Rev. Shane L. Bishop

October 15th - Babyloss Remembrance Day

I will admit, before my miscarriage, I had no idea what October 15th stood for.  I had no idea because it didn’t affect me, it didn’t affect my friends or family members and no one had mentioned this day. 842 more words

He Sympathizes with Your Sorrows

From Grief Share (www.griefshare.org)

This applies not only to bereaved parents, but to parents whose children are making poor decisions, those who are struggling in their marriage, and those of us who are simply experiencing tough times… 189 more words