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Life and New Life

Today represents both the birth of one grandma and the death of my other grandma.

My Grandmother Reva actually received the best birthday gift possible 53 years ago, a son.  877 more words

Looking Back At Past Experiences..

Goodnight, Sweet Oreo <3

I have been dreading writing this post, but I must share it with you, dear readers, because it’s a huge part of my life.

Our darling Oreo passed over the Rainbow Bridge 12 days ago. 301 more words

Another Conversation With My Kids About Death

Image by Andrew Ruiz

“I don’t want to die,” the five-year-old announces matter-of-factly from his seat in the middle row of the car. “Anyway, when people die, what happens to all their things?” 721 more words

Pitter Patter

"Done Alone"

Both entries and exits are done alone

without maps or signs or wayside stops.

Being born is like dying

only backwards.

Poetry

Daily Riches: Trust the Fruitive Darkness (Leonard Sweet and John Donne)

“Churches are best for Prayer, that have least light:
To see God only, I goe out of sight:
And to scape stormy dayes,
I chuse An everlasting night.” 437 more words

Embracing Losses And Limits

Autumn beckons

It is the birthing of a new season and the dying of the old. Both exist together as they do with every species. This tree fern has a whiskered texture as the leaves prepare to feed the ground below. 72 more words

Anecdotes

Cycle of Death and Birth

Arguably, the two most important seasons for me are the fall, or autumn, and the spring. The former symbolizing death and destruction with the latter kicking off birth and creation. 77 more words

Table Talk