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Tag Archives: loss

Losing Mindy

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It was a crisp, clear sunny afternoon in Walla Walla, Washington. My family was enjoying being around our house one summer afternoon after church while …

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Purrfect Peace

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That chilly November Thursday began with the all too familiar beep, beep, beep of my alarm clock. Like every other day, I groggily woke up, …

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Unexplained Loss

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“Staff, I have some shocking and terrible news. Evan passed away early this morning.” Stunned silence permeated the air with a bitter scent that sent …

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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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