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Ash Wednesday 2003

I watch as the ashes move from the clay pot to my forehead.

A few fall down on my face, on my nose, onto the chancel rail where my hands are clasped in a sort of prayer. 86 more words


Maplewood Man Charged In Death Of 18-Month-Old Baby

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 35-year-old Maplewood man is accused of killing an 18-month-old baby girl Thursday morning, according to the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office.

At 11:03 a.m. 305 more words


Pet Sematary by Stephen King

A rule of thumb- after your daughter’s newly resurrected cat comes back ‘stunted,’ 99.9% experts would advise you against burying your kid in the same Godforsaken place and in hopes that he will return from the dead as well. 570 more words

The supreme happiness in life is the conviction that we are loved

I was blessed to be the mother of someone truly delightful. You know as we get older, and our hurts in life teach us to guard our hearts? 567 more words

Good grief

While reading Patrick O’Malley’s Getting Grief Right (New York Times Opinionator column for January 10, 2015), I thought again about how each of our grief journeys are as different as we are from each other. 414 more words


Difficult Time of Year

babygirl2This time of year has been very difficult since my daughter died, almost three years ago. Three years ago, we were fighting to save her life. 647 more words


The First Bloom

I am deep in work when my daughter rushes in to tell me that the first zinnia of the year has finally bloomed. Oh, what an up and down we’ve had with zinnias this year. 240 more words