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The shock of you being gone has slowly faded
Yet the world it carries on.
But the truth my Son that others cant see,
Is the pain and sorrow that lives in me.
You had a presence that lived in you,
Your smile, your heart, the things you'd do.
The fact your gone, I cant seem to...Comments
I once met a woman who used the word “civilians” to describe those who had not experienced the significant loss of a loved one. The griever, she said, has been in the trenches, endured the battle up close…has seen...Comments
Enjoying my life
Being a wife
To the best man in the world
You make me so happy
Treat me like your queen
Even when we have a fight
Your not even mean
You take 5 minutes
Then your fine
I'm so grateful
Your all mine
I love you Michael Lynn
I got so lucky your all mine
Thank you for all you do
Everyday and all the time
Almost 28 months.....
Almost 28 months I have lived without Brian here with me. 28 months I have taken deep breathes holding onto the strength he left behind for me.
When people ask me how have I made this long, how have I been able to still be moving forward without Brian my answer is simple....I don’t know. I know that isn’t the answer they want to hear but it is the most honest...Comments
"I don't know which end is up. I'm so confused," Donna said.
Donna's daughter Lacey was an elementary school teacher who was making a difference. Lacey had a supportive husband and two little girls. She...Comments
“The 10th anniversary of Helen’s death is coming up,” I told my husband. “I think we should do something significant—write a large check to the food bank or the public library.” John nodded his head in agreement. Helen died...
It has been 2 years since I last wrote about forgiving my parents for dying and myself for living.
And while many people do not understand my pain, I do not hold them responsible because people grieve in different ways. I am content believing in some small way that when they reach out to me that I can help. My help usually is in...Comments
After the loss of a parent, especially one who may have lived to a more advanced age, there often follows predictable attempts at comfort: "He lived a good life" or "It's the natural order of things" or, "...Comments