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Tag Archives: loss

Navigating Grief

“Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it,” observed Helen Keller. Many people have experienced the deep …

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An Unforgettable Day

I woke up that morning completely unprepared. Though the sun was shining and it was a seemingly ordinary weekend morning, nothing could prepare me for …

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Old Dogs

I know most of the dog people in my neighborhood. I know most of the dogs’ names even though I don’t know the owners’ names. …

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Those Who Mourn

Today is my grandmother’s birthday. She would have been 87. She passed away 10 days ago. I was in my kitchen with my sister when …

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Deconstructing Life

Several years ago I watched images of horrendous loss for the people of Japan. Rivers of cars, airplanes, boats, houses, possessions all washed away or …

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The Day I Found Hope

One rainy Sunday morning in 1980, I was sitting in a large, brown beanbag chair in our living room in Killen, Texas, feeling an emptiness …

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The Gift of Ciara

Ciara was our first child, born during the lazy days of summer when hopes were high and dreams weaved themselves into the fabric of our …

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Controlled Burn

I swallowed hard as I eased my vehicle over to the side of the road and cracked open the window. The lump formed in my …

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