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Broken Hope

In the Japanese culture there exists an ancient practice called kintsugi. This 500 year old practice centers around restoring a broken piece of pottery, once deemed worthy of being discarded, with a lacquer mixture that contains gold, silver, or platinum (Smith, S. 839 more words

The Next Right Thing

A couple of years ago I wrote about doing The Next Right Thing.

As parents who have experienced the death of our child, we have to choose what the next right thing is for us. 556 more words

Life

An introduction to my Rosie đŸŒčđŸ„€

Rosie was born on June 12, 1998 @8:46p, her due date was August 7, 1998. My water broke at April 16, 1998. I was on bed rest for approximately 10 weeks. 530 more words

The Loss of a Child to Violence

Years ago when I lived in New England, I was surprised by how old the cemeteries were; I am talking centuries old. I would see grave stones of people who died in 1763.  441 more words

Loss Of A Child

"Notes from a Grandmother"

“Notes from a Grandmother”

Memories of Jacqueline Lee

lie always in my soul.

Born on a February day

and only one hour old.

Born at a time when hearts… 97 more words

Poetry

The Road Ahead

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—

I took the one less traveled by.”~Robert Frost

This life didn’t turn out the way I intended. It seems I have been battling a war my entire adult life. 538 more words

Child Loss

I'll Not Celebrate

It's not a date to celebrate.
Yet I can't ignore it.
It's not the official Date of Death. That's tomorrow.
That's what happens when an accident is late at night… 343 more words

Grief