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Ripple Effects: When Grief Hits a Marriage

"We're hurting," Mindy said, referring to herself and her husband, Daniel. "I cry. He works in the garage. I go shopping. He drinks beer and watches sports."

It Bothers Me When

It bothers me when: I get introduced to someone as John. And there is no Michelle. That, in itself, is a moment of Hell.

It bothers me when: They think that I am a single man. Because I am not. I was wed. And she is dead.

Multiple losses: How to Cope with Loss & Change

I Guess I Expected Grief to be Easier

I must be dumb. I keep expecting life to be smooth, even when I’m grieving.

I know I expect “smoothness” because I get upset when life is bumpy. Silly. Life has always been bumpy.

I Feel Depressed

Hearts are by nature vulnerable. They have to be in order to be capable of love.

Christmas In Heaven

How do they celebrate Christmas in heaven?

Do the angels sing in harmony

Is there such a thing as a Christmas tree

I wonder do you think of me

On this most special day?

I remember how we'd celebrate

The things we bought the food we ate

The excitement with which we'd wait

For this most special day.

Now I must spend it on my own

Ashes Release Prayer Poem

As the wind picks up your ashes

And they fly throughout the air

Faith, Family and Friends

Look For Me Inside Your Memories

Look for me inside your memories

Where I left you with my love

Look for me within your heart

When Everything Reminds Us

When we’re missing someone, we tend to bump into them everywhere.

“What do I miss?” Andrea asked. “Everything! I miss everything. Everything reminds me of Aaron.”

“It doesn’t matter where I go or what I do, he’s gone. And it keeps hitting me in the face over and over and over again,” she continued.

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