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how will we manage without the steadiness of our long unhappiness?

Song of Some Ruins
Marilyn Krysl

It’s no use walking the beasts of my longing without you,
you whose name means stone the sun… 200 more words


Student Emotion

I was walking through one of the study areas at work yesterday, and I passed by one of my student tutors. She was sitting at a computer desk, her homework spread out around her. 264 more words

Raising Teens

Accepting the awful


Can you cherish the awful times? Sit quietly and go to that sad place, that hard time, when the way out seemed almost to difficult to bear. 436 more words



I compulsively check the placement updates on our adoption agency’s website with a frequency that is embarrassing to acknowledge.  Our agency has been stepping up their social media game as of late which only serves to reinforce my checking. 495 more words


Of Loss and Love

“My passed away last week. … Now that I’m older and have traversed this experience I just walk around wondering have the flood gates now opened… 1,540 more words


Grief Generals

“Sweat more in training to bleed less in battle”

Grief Generals….TOPIC

I had not yet intended to write on this topic, and I Hope I’m not running ahead of the Lord on this. 1,080 more words


The day it all changed...

I’ve been thinking a lot about the day I learned my Uncle had passed. I was pulling up my boots  as I was getting ready for work. 1,573 more words