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Storm Damage to The Garden

You may have heard the expression “God picks the prettiest flowers from His garden”.  Most people who find themselves in the pangs of grief are not comforted by...

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In 2007, Sandra Homer's baby Jayce was stillborn.

She decided to post the pictures she had of him on Facebook for her family and friends to see. And even though she got some negative comments, she kept sharing. "It was the only way to share my son with the world," Homer told HuffPost Live's Nancy Redd on Monday.

After reaching out to members of her...

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It boggles me how when a loved one passes away, other’s are there for you the day it happened and up until the day after the Memorial or Funereal. I’m not taking about just acquaintances and friends, I’m also talking about family members. Some can get ugly, cold and even say hurtful things. Not that I think they mean or even want to do or say the things they say, at least I would hope...

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When some one we love dies, days on the calendar take on a new meaning.  Days that once were full of joyful anticipation can now be a cause for dread and fear. Knowing that we can no longer celebrate special days without our loved ones has changed every holiday and other special days. Some of these days like Christmas, Thanksgiving or birthdays are clearly going to be triggers, and...

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Happy holidays?!? Your love one has died, your world has been turned upside down, and all you want is the one thing that you cannot have --your loved one back.  The rest of the world goes on with the parties, the celebrations, the lights and the cheer, and you want more than anything to magically skip this season. What do you do? How do you make it through this time of...

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It will be a year the 31st of this month that I lost the love of my life.  It has been a year of turmoil, grief, pain, changes and growth.  Ray's birthday in July followed by our anniversary 4 days later was my first "special" days without him.  I won't lie, it hurt like hell and I cried.  I bought cards, signed them and wrote my special messages to him and then took them...

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I remember New Year’s Eve, December 31, 1994. Nina loved any opportunity for a celebration. She invited a couple of her high school friends over, planned games, tried some new recipes, and bought her customary bottle of sparkling apple cider to drink out of plastic champagne glasses. Nina rivaled Martha Stewart when it came to her enthusiasm for entertaining! Her friends stayed overnight and...

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