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With grief, a tether of goodbyes is frayed by yet one more

My father has been a faithful companion these last few weeks. As I’ve entered this new chapter, it hasn’t surprised me that he’s taken up residence in my dreams, flashing through them with all the fiery purpose and brazen confidence he carried here on earth. 1,147 more words

The Continued Cycle of Grief

“Kennedi shared that she missed her daddy and wanted to go to heaven with him.”  Only a parent of a child who has experienced the loss of another parent can understand the sharp pain that went through my heart after reading this text from Kennedi’s daycare provider.   287 more words

Loss Of A Parent

Grief-Stricken Babies

The most chilling, spine-tingling, horrific sounds that I have ever heard came from my two oldest boys when I told them that their daddy had died.  643 more words

My Thanks to an Angel

God has chosen another flower of Beauty,
One to bring back home
Dear Angel so new, that our paths never crossed,
May I please thank-you now… 209 more words


We Never Get to Say Goodbye

A person devoid of hope and conscious of being so has ceased to belong to the future.                                                                                           Camus          

Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.                                           655 more words

Dimes From Heaven

Happy New Year!

The day after Christmas, Matthew’s wife went into labor. At eleven minutes after midnight, my beautiful granddaughter was born.

I was honored to be there for it. 368 more words

Grief & Loss

Happy 2014 Endings

Well, the year is fast coming to an end. I hope it’s been great. But if it hasn’t, I hope that it was at least enlightening. 92 more words