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From cradle to grave

Today, I took my 9-year-old son to his football match. It’s normally Dad who does the football matches, but it had been almost a year since I’d seen my son play due to having the new baby and he asked if I’d go and watch him. 872 more words


Silent Grief - The "Aloneness" of Grief

Our Western culture has inadvertently conditioned us to avoid death and grief. Our society tends to isolate those who are struggling with illness, pain, death and grief — hoping that if we don’t see their pain and struggles, the pain doesn’t exist, and won’t alter our tidy and predictable lives. 

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What Happened to Me?

This week one of my best friends spent some time with me.  I admire this woman so much from her ability to think the best of me to her zest for life she has with her wonderful husband, who happens to be my good friend too.   785 more words


The promise of spring

After Jason died, my husband, daughter and I had to drive by the crash site nearly every day on our way to wherever we were going – work, school, mall, etc. 482 more words

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Happy Birthday In Heaven, Darling Girl

Olivia, my darling girl, how I miss you. It’s hard to believe that Sunday marked the 4th birthday we’ve celebrated without you. I never thought your first birthday would be the only one we would get to celebrate together. 332 more words


I went to the wedding ceremony of my nephew and his new bride this weekend.  It was a beautiful wedding.  The weather didn’t want to cooperate but it was still beautiful.  1,076 more words

Photographs and Memories

“Why are the photographs of him as a little boy so incredibly hard to look at? Something is over. Now instead of those shiny moments being things we can share together in delighted memories, I, the survivor, have to bear them alone. 43 more words

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