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The exams are coming...Dad isn't going!

Before I hit you with the bulk of my blog post, which today is going to be pretty balanced, I would like to wish my friend and fellow Theatrical Tech, Matt all the best with his road trip. 869 more words

Grief & Bereavement

Its been a while... a lot has happened...

Two things seem appropriate to start this with. A song and a quote!
The song: Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol, this was the song that was played at my dads funeral and was one of his favourite songs, it is also one of mine. 1,065 more words

Grief & Bereavement

Just one of those days...

Why did I even bother leaving my bed?

Life likes to chuck things at you especially when you are low, least expect it or could do without it. 752 more words

Grief & Bereavement

The First One...

Why isn’t life always kind?

To the many people that know me, I do apologise that you have probably been inflicted with all this before I decided that I was going to post it all in a blog, but I decided that it was a good way to cope with my loss. 858 more words

Grief & Bereavement

Let Go, Dad

On a beautiful Sunday afternoon recently, my daughter Netsanet issued this simple command:

“Let go, Dad.”

No, she didn’t scream it at me. It was more of a quiet resolve as if to say “I’ve got this now.” For weeks, Netsa had been asking me to take off the training wheels on her new pink bicycle her mother had bought for her.

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Discipleship & Spiritual Formation

The Bereavement Counselor: Public Misperception ~ Pallimed: A Hospice and Palliative Medicine Blog

We are often asked, How can you do that? How can you stand to do that work? Such a dreary subject. Grim but supposedly necessary. Don’t you get depressed with all the talk of dying? 13 more words