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Father's Day, Minus a Father

Today was my first Father’s Day without a Father. My Dad passed away just over three months ago. Even though he is gone, I still managed to spend the day with him. 707 more words

Be like him 

Since the day after he passed away, I’ve had a weekly, reoccurring dream. I am busy living my life, he is alive, but we can only talk on the phone. 336 more words


Where Hope and Heartache Meet

We are all together in this world: our grief, our pain, our challenges, and our journeys intersect with one another in ways we can scarcely imagine. 776 more words

What You're Feeling

I don’t know what you’re feeling though I’ve walked in your shoes
I’ve felt pain that you’re enduring as I’ve lost my mom too
Our perspectives are so different as though we come not from the same race… 36 more words


What do I do now.

The first thing I noticed after my mom died was the silence.

Her breathing had been labored, and was consequently loud. The silence that followed immediately after her death was also loud, it was full of the weight and depth of finality. 582 more words


What It's Like To Plan A Wedding Without Your Father

My father loved my fiancée.  I am extremely blessed, despite my father being terminal he was able to spend valuable time with my fiancée and they forged a priceless bond during the six years we dated. 937 more words