Grieving

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When You Know Holidays Will Be a Struggle

Does the mere mention of the upcoming holidays cause you to gasp for air, sweat profusely, or wish the season was over before it begins? Maybe you know up front the holidays are going to be a struggle; which makes it hard to look forward to them. However, understanding what helps can make a world of difference. What is your biggest struggle or challenge of the season? Skip the pat answers and go deep. The difficulty will be unique to...

Wishing things were different……

Wishing things were different…… As I squeeze my eyes shut tight, wishing, and imagining life is different -it takes me back to a place and time where I can hear those precious little footsteps making their way to my room. I see her, my beautiful girl, standing beside my bed in her flowing white nightgown. The sweet sound of, “Good morning Mommy” rolls right off of her lips. I think to myself what a wonderful, beautiful place to be. Squeezing my...