Tag: grief

A Time to Cry

It doesn’t always seem appropriate does it?  Is it a sign of weakness?  Is it something you must do in private?  Is it something you only do when you’re alone, in the shower or in your car? For me, crying is an outlet and a…

Music, again

In thinking about what I would share today I recalled a line I read yesterday where a mother had said she was able to laugh again.  It took me back to a place where I was early on when I couldn’t bare the thought…

Saying the words

all of the water I was using up on the weeds of unacceptance, nurturing the disbelief, keeping the hope alive that he was going to walk through my door again……all of these things. They were sucking the energy and life right out of possibilities of the future; robbing the future to pay for a fruitless yesterday.

Periods & Question Marks

I was recovering on Sunday morning from a little knee surgery and while flipping through a couple of channels of TV I came across Joel Osteen.  I paused for a second then decided to watch.  It had been months since I’d done so but that morning I felt…

What makes one a Steel Magnolia?

The movie…..Did you ever see the 1989 movie, Steel Magnolias ?   Can you recite the words to just about every line?  Who do you identify with most?  For me, it’s Sally Field’s character, M’lynn.  Sally gives the most incredible depiction of a mother’s love in this movie. …

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