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I'ts been years. Why don't I feel better yet?

From a reader: “I’ve experienced two mothers in the last couple of weeks that had to bury their child. It’s been 18 years for me and it brought back the intense pain. 626 more words

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Each passing day

Dear son,
The world is still going crazy. The government is ridiculous. People  believe crazy things and  the politicians  making crazy promises and I apologize to you. 463 more words

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Anger

Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years and my son’s birthday have passed. The light lingers a bit longer and the globe is repeating the pattern that slowly guides us into Spring. 664 more words

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Surviving the New Year

I always thought it odd when reading an obituary or when one was read at a funeral that “survivors” were listed. Survived by Uncle, Aunt, sister, brother, wife, husband, mother, daughter, father. 561 more words

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lig·a·ment ˈliɡəmənt/ noun

Years ago in Durham while attending an evening Ladies Bible Study the verse was read from Ephesians 4:16 “For because of Him the whole body (the church, in all its various parts), closely joined and firmly knit together by the joints and ligaments with which it is supplied, when each part is working properly , grows to full maturity, building itself up in love.” One of my best good friends looked at me and pronounced to me – “you are a ligament” 754 more words

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Helping children deal with a sibling’s death.

This is written in response to the mother who asked for help with her children after her other child’s death. The young adults did not want to talk about the experience, or their sibling. 777 more words

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Mother wants to open discussion with her grieving children about their deceased sister. Can you advise?

This is from Hillary, who asked me to post it in the hope that other parents would comment with their experiences.

Hillary: “I don’t understand why my children don’t talk about Katja, their elder sister who died 24 months ago.  141 more words

Jody Glynn Patrick