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A day in sorrow's kitchen

It occurred to me recently that way too many people in my life — old friends and new — have no clue what my life is like these days. 994 more words


Sitting on an edge with my son. I can’t tell, and it doesn’t matter, what the edge is. Either a building or a bridge, something so high up that all we can see are clouds below us and a soft wind. 324 more words

Family time interrupted

OK does anyone else feel that when you visit family your time is taken up with caring for them? I am tired of coming to my husband’s home town and trying to get things straight for grandma. 197 more words

Life's Journey

A Sad Day In Palm Coast

Today I received a horrible phone call. A call that anyone dreads…

My college roommate called to tell me that this beautiful little girl that we baby sat during college had died. 313 more words

About Compassionate Friends


Johannesburg’s Premier Entertainment destination the Barnyard Theatre Cresta is looking forward to hosting you on October 17th  for what promises to be another show stopping  performance of… 1,256 more words

History Of Compassionate Friends


One small little word that has one huge impact on my life.

So how am I doing on this journey?

Most people would say I’m doing really great, I’m out socialising again, drinking and laughing.   495 more words

Parents Bereavement

Traveling to get lost helped me find myself after tragedy

I was depressed, but I don’t think anyone could tell.

I took a sip of my drink, the local beer Piton, and it reminded me of college, Pearl Jam — that song “Alive.” I felt anything but alive as I tossed the book I couldn’t get interested in aside, threw on shorts and a tank over my swimsuit, and decided to take a walk. 79 more words