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A Story About Death and Resurrection

You came, I knew that you would come
You sang, my heart it woke up
I’m not afraid, I see your face, I am alive… 659 more words

Day To Day

death pains

A childhood friend let me know, early this week, that her father had just died. It wasn’t unexpected and yet, for her, the surge of accompanying grief was. 126 more words


Excerpt from December 19, 1996 Part II

… Am I now stepping into the older generation that Mom seems to be vacating? As Mom goes silent, the spirits speak to me and guide me. 168 more words

Creative Aging

Traveling with a Parent

Traveling can be a great way to share fun and exciting experiences with a parent by following a few simple rules.

The Backstory

I must get my adventurous spirit from my mother. 1,151 more words

Death Of A Parent

What Next?

I am now older than my Dad. He had a stroke then a heart attack. When he was home recovering a strange thing happened.

He was sitting up in bed looking at a photograph in a frame on the dressing table next to where my mother and I were standing. 579 more words

One from the heart..

I’ve come to the conclusion that the worst bit about getting older isn’t wrinkles or grey hair. It isn’t aches and pains and taking longer to do the things we used to do so fast. 830 more words


Warm Womb World: a story about letting go and confronting mortality

Dad tucked me in because Mom wasn’t there. When I asked him where she was, he said, breath full of alcohol, “You saw where she went.” 2,333 more words