Tags » Death And Loss

R.I.P Cousin

I just got the news that one of my cousins died today of a heart attack. He’d just finished singing a song of appreciation to his mother for Mother’s Day and was surrounded by family (including my mother) when he collapsed. 135 more words

People (Family Strangers Relationships)

The Little Stone House That Love Built

The little boy loved to play in the dirt and the tiny stones and gravel of the ball diamonds that filled his family’s summers.

While his parents sat up above him, on the bleachers watching their son or daughter’s baseball games, their youngest child would amuse himself as best he could. 695 more words

Memoir And Reflections

Terry, You’ll Be Missed

One of my favorite authors has passed away. Sir Terry Pratchett’s Discworld books have been among my go-to books whenever I needed a laugh or just wanted a good book to read. 597 more words

Craft Of Writing

Prayer For February 18th

Hello, Friends! Here is the prayer for today…

Dear Heavenly Father,

We lift up to you, all who are needing hope. Father, so many are grieving the loss of loved ones…others are grieving as they watch their loved ones suffering…others are dealing with failing health themselves and so many just need encouragement from you that they are going to overcome the pain, heartache and loss they are going through. 490 more words


Daily Riches: The Ever-Present God in Your Ever-Present Loss (Frank Bianco)

“Had the truck come one minute sooner or later … had the drivers stopped for coffee … or skipped a break … the accident might never have happened. 442 more words

Embracing Losses And Limits

The Strange Benefit Of Experiencing Death

I lost my grandfather a year ago today. It was my first experience with death as an adult. Actually, it was pretty much my first true experience with death, ever. 816 more words

Why I can't craft comforting messages? (And stick to 'My condolences'?)

Death and loss.

Bad news registers to my head.

And that’s it.


A really frail woman died last, last month. She was my grandma, my grandpa’s sister. 448 more words