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The story doesn't end here...

This is something I’ve wanted to write about for a long time and had no idea how to start. It’s about a subject that is sensitive and personal. 644 more words

Grief

Sudden Loss

My cat died today.  It was totally unexpected.

I took her to a spay and neuter clinic that I was working at this morning because she had a bad tooth.   521 more words

Pets

Flight 370 and Sudden Loss

People around the globe are talking about Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 which disappeared over two weeks ago.  Reporters are saying we may never know what happened to the plane and its 239 passengers; however there are several theories circulating.   256 more words

This is the Day


I knew this day would come—it was inevitable. And our tears are there to bear witness.

One year ago today was a beautiful Sunday. Spring was bursting out all over the yard, coaxed by warm temperatures and bright sunshine. 653 more words

I’ve met some amazing people in the last 11 weeks – people who have buried their children; people who have lost their soul mates; folks who have watched their parents slip away; people for whom the death of a loved one was expected and people who have the horror of working through a sudden, unexpected passing.   417 more words

Grief

Thar She Blows!

Beauty from Ashes

My parents lived about one hundred miles east of Mount St. Helens in the state of Washington. As they were coming out of a worship service one Sunday morning in 1980, the sky was turning a strange, deep shade of gray. 684 more words