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With the diagnosis of cancer,
She took the hand of God and did not let go
She needed Him now more than ever before
This was not the time to lose faith or question why
She was not cancer and would not let it define her
She was a wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt,
A friend and a fighter, who wasn’t yet ready to leave the ring
She took the hand of...Comments
We all have questions after a loved one dies. After the fog of shock lifts in the early days of...Comments
got it all wrong.
There’s nothing romantic about cancer
It’s hideous and hateful
ugly and mean.
Not satisfied to consume only its’ victims
it devours the hearts and souls
of everyone who loves them.
There is nothing romantic
about kissing your partner goodnight
before walking across a hospital parking lot
I have been told that one thing that would help me is to get out and volunteer. I've thought about it, but I know I am not ready yet. Losing Ray has been so very hard. He was my strength when I was down. You see, when I met Ray, I had very little trust in men. In fact, I was scared to death of being alone with a man.
When I was 13, I was raped by my...Comments
It has become like breathing...
Sometimes I wonder why I am not thinking about Alicia more frequently or feeling the intense pain of grief more often…And then I realize, I am.
I am thinking about her and feeling the pain of grief all day, every day. I don’t always notice it on a conscious level--much like breathing. It has become so much a...
My mind says he's gone
my heart says no.
I look for him
I listen for his voice
I miss sharing my day with him
I miss his endearing words
I miss his wisdom... Comments
Desolation – n. A state of complete emptiness; Anguished misery.
Degree - n. Any of a series of steps or stages.
Nothing wreaks havoc on the body like grief. Loaded like a ballistic missile, it hits a target and leaves in it’s wake, a sublethal dose of desolation. This isn’t a normal kind...Comments
Today we talk with Amy Levine, who designs and implements programs and...Comments