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rest in the desert

All sunshine makes a desert, but when in the desert look for an oasis.

I guess if I could define my life before grief I could use the word sunshine. 944 more words


Laughter is the best medicine

When laughter stopped

I have always been a cut up and totally appreciate a good belly laugh. My laughter was silenced for a long time after all the death of my son and 3 other loved ones.  1,032 more words


Despair revoked, Hope revealed! Part two: Being Present


Being Present

The simple message I am about to relay from a dear new friend, a happen stance encounter left me breathless.  Both humbled and awed.  451 more words

Don't be that guy

There are many standard cliché phrases that get said in times of grief. Many of which would be most helpful to the sorrowing if much of it was just left unsaid. 557 more words


Enduring the holidays; no deposit and no return

The linear journey

There is never closure for the parents of dead children. I was reminded of this again recently as I listened to a traumatic grief counselor in a phone conversation. 942 more words


Why am I still here has changed to Why I Am Still Here

This is something I wrote for Facebook today, and by the end, I realized it should be a blog post. So, here it is:

I wonder why Facebook chooses certain “memories “, but this is one that I want to share from 2 years ago. 587 more words


Despair revoked, Hope revealed !

Despair revoked, Hope revealed!  Part One

Grey wall, stark, ever-present, and monstrous- fear. What have I done? There is no hope, nothing will change. I will cry out forever and none will know my inner heart. 448 more words