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Were you ever really here?

Sometimes I wonder if you were

ever really here

Somehow I know what’s true

when you were always there

But as life returns back

to a more even keel…

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You may have noticed the new banner on my blog, “LEANING INTO A NEW NORMAL- With Celenia Delsol.”

It occurred to me, after writing for several years about losing my son to suicide, and most recently, after generating a series of posts about my cancer journey…that I am a Survivor. 790 more words

Grief at Christmas and Remembering the Joy

So many of us have grief memories to deal with at Christmas.   Some find the grief so overwhelming that there can be no celebratory spirit for what is termed the “happiest time of the year.” 290 more words


The roller coaster ride/journey

2016 – Cystic Fibrosis Victoria – Memorial service

The roller coaster ride/journey

It is now five years since my charismatic, talented, and cheeky youngest sister Genevieve died unexpectedly and suddenly from post lung transplant immunosuppressant complications. 1,473 more words


Suck it up, sister: when our words do little to help

Well-meaning intentions, words meant to encourage and build up, may be reduced to mere platitudes or a stale Sunday-morning sermon to a heart unwilling (or unready) to hear. 149 more words


When the world doesn't make sense...

First things first…still no news about the birth mom we continue to be contenders for.  We are three months in since learning we were being considered.   449 more words


A Community of Never Enough Mothers?

A woman with two devastating losses currently pregnant with a miracle.

A woman in the midst of her very last round of infertility treatments after five losses. 153 more words