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Losing Our Legends

The queen of soul music, Aretha Franklin, passed away last week after a battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 76 years old.

Whether the death of a celebrity is sudden, or comes after a lengthy illness, the news is just as shocking. 382 more words

Ponderings

InterPlay & Meditation Gathering on Being with Grief -- Oct 26 & Oct 28

Please join me for an evening of community, support, and healing where we will utilize movement, meditation, storytelling and more to dialogue with grief and give voice to that which is lost and that which is also being created anew. 27 more words

Meditation

I miss ...

I miss calling you after I leave my workplace to tell you I’m coming home and have a silly little moment with you, where I cheerfully ask how your day was and what you want me to bring you, if anything. 449 more words

Grief

The Heart Bottoms Out

The heart bottoms out

Unexpected thoughts unwind

Clouds of smoke billow in the night

Sunshine brightens the horizon

Love shines from the heart

Unknown territory to be discovered… 59 more words

Poetry

The ring

So many unpleasant, unfamiliar decisions accompany the sudden death of a beloved spouse. The first few days after Ray’s passing found me shrouded in a protective state of semi-shock, barely able to think, yet having to make one difficult choice after another – dates, places and times of visitation, funeral, burial and the details of each. 934 more words

So much love

Tuesday 21st August

So much love

And joyful laughter

We just didn’t have

Our happy ever after

Thought this life

Would last forever… 55 more words

Cancer

an insurmountable feat

i keep waiting for the blood to boil up and fall
what should be inevitable
now seems insurmountable

i think i hear the dreams
i had made for her… 52 more words

Poems