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I had my weekend I promised myself where I would mourn the loss of my job. It’s a new day though, and it’s time to get back up. 10 more words


In Grief

I didn’t write this but wanted to share something regarding grief from my devotional time this morning. So many of us know someone who is grieving and we are often unsure of what to do in response, we may mean well but it does not always end up coming out well. 357 more words

When celebrities die - Why are we still so 'shocked' by death?

Yesterday, the news reported that Cilla Black – one of the UK’s ‘national treasures’ of entertainment, had died. The Media was ‘shocked and saddened’ by the news. 538 more words

Living With Grief

A Memory

Drowsing in the mist
A fragrant scent stirs my soul
And wakes a desire.

Far and Far away
Sweet fragrance of memory
Softens my sorrow. 16 more words


Better v. Different

I have learned not to say to a grieving person that “things will get better”.

I begin to understand after my Mother passed away in October 1996 that things would never get better, they would get different. 100 more words


Bit of Fiction: Setting [1200 word limit]

The Forty Year Mourn

It wasn’t always so cold and devoid of life here, the brownstone at 80-23 Surrey Place. My childhood was a comfortable one, never in need of any of the physical essentials like food, or clothing, or a roof over my head. 1,157 more words


The Randomness That is Life...

Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds – Into My Arms:

As many of you are aware, Nick Cave suffered the shocking loss of his teenage son on July 14. 269 more words

Young Widow