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When loss hits, we feel vulnerable. This is natural and common, but uncomfortable. Life feels shaky, even scary now.



Sometimes I hear you say “If only”

I hear you say, “If I had just…..”

I know you wish yourself to Heaven



Grief is hard work but if you do the work healing can occur. Grieving is mentally, physically and emotionally exhausting but if you accept the grief, accept the pain, accept the tears you can come out the other side.

This November will be three years since losing my 17 year old son Brian in a car accident. The first year was such a fog for me. I spent that year...
When in Spring with leaves turned to green
Eyes, hands & face
There lived one man with a thirst
To live in the moment between space & time
Selling his pots and pans to get by
Although the years would pass he had every reason to grasp

**The Vase**
I have to say that for the rest of my life my husband's death will define who I have become. His...


I miss you so much and can't believe your gone
Left me here to carry on
Move forward in life
Always be a good wife
Always do what's best for us
Cause that's what people do
Dad, you taught me that too
In the end, people do what's best for them
If your lucky like me you have that one true best friend
She has your back and know who you are


The insecurities are very strong,
The thoughts and memories keep coming along.
I try to see this as a fresh start,
But I can't seem to convey that to my heart.
I do my best to think it's not the same,
But I will always feel like I am to blame.
I should have done things differently somehow,
I live so scared and always worrying now.
I don't...


I don't really know if everyone wrests (tortures themselves) with the puzzlement of Heaven versus hell but I know I have thought long about this disparity....


This is coming from my heart
I feel I've been torn apart
Everyday I fight to be ok
To know how blessed I am
to have another day
Everyday is a chance to make things alright
To start a new path, to start a new life
We all are imperfect in one form or another
How lucky are we to know each other
High School Peeps You will always remain a special place...


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