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Today is the day

I wouldnt ever believe where I am today

I wont look back n live in yesterday

There is a path we choose

whether we win or loose

remember the choice is up to you

as I get older and realize what's true

is that no one or nothing would know what to do

i have climbed mountains, I've conquered fears

chasing after dreams as wiping away the tears

Ten Things I Never Expected From Grief

 
Because we knew that my daughter was dying, I believed I was prepared for grief. I was wrong. No matter how much we prepare, everything changes. These aspects of grief surprised me.

1. Losing time

To The Distant Shore of Lake Grief

To The Distant Shore of Lake Grief 

 

#8… After observing a fisherman launch a second stick of dynamite into the lake, the game warden started his engine and shot across the water to make the arrest.  “He yelled on his bullhorn, “Stay where you are.  I am a conservation officer, and you are under arrest.” 

The Season Has Ended (The Dream)

The season has ended. Blossoms of purples and whites fill my sight. I pass through the fields of heather and look beyond the sea. A peacefulness settles in the misty dew surrounding my body and filling my senses. I am with someone. A beautiful feeling of pure and abundant love emanates sparkles of light that reach deep within my soul. It is my son. He reaches for my hand and helps me up.

Explaining Jewish Mourning Traditions & Rituals

When a member of your community passes away, it’s a difficult but important time to be present. Judaism is one of the many faith traditions that has rituals designed to bring people together as support for mourners who need time to grieve.

Feeling It

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emotions are meant to be felt.
so why is it so hard to feel them?
why is my first reaction always: "find a way to shut them up."
even happiness is difficult for me.
I realize I'm feeling happy and *boom,* I'm doing something that will surely push that happiness away
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who really wants to grieve?

Where you used to be

When you left,                                                   &n

A fleeting moment of clarity

It's an amazing, eye opening moment when you realize that the one thing you thought, no, you knew that you personally could never do, would never be able to live through, you can. You are doing it and it isn't going to kill you as you previously thought it would if God forbid it happened to you.

MY SISTER DIED AND I WAITED SIXTEEN YEARS TO DEAL WITH IT

I never expected to make a documentary film about my family.  I didn’t think of myself as someone who had a story to tell.  My sister had died when I was ten years old and by that time her illness seemed pretty normal to me.  Aimee was diagnosed with leukemia when I was two years old, so I grew up always knowing my older sister was sick.   One of my earliest memories is

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