If you have not figured this out by now, you will at some point; “life has an ebb and flow.” It is like a river, and rivers are always flowing, winding, changing, and moving with the changes of nature. We are nature as well. Along with being a part of this life, it is inevitableContinue reading “The Ever Changing Reality of Life”
Tag Archives: Grief
Death of a Child and Parental Heart Failure from Stressful Grief
The intense grief for a mother who has had to endure the passing of her child or children is one of the hardest roads to walk in human existence. I have been told over and over again; the extent to which we grieve correlates to the extent we have loved. If this is true, myContinue reading “Death of a Child and Parental Heart Failure from Stressful Grief”
What It’s Been Like to Feel the Loss of my Daughter (Sorry, this is not as uplifting)
It’s been almost a year now since my Christina left this world. To say “it hurts to have her die” loses something in the translation. Yes, It hurts. I’m choosing to write this today because I am more broken. My real feelings will come out and that is my intention. I know all of theContinue reading “What It’s Been Like to Feel the Loss of my Daughter (Sorry, this is not as uplifting)”
Memorial Day is NOT Just a Three Day Weekend!
For many people in this country, the upcoming Memorial Day is about having a three-day weekend to bar-b-que, have friends over, go on a short vacation or just relax. Retail stores, outlets and places to purchase treasures are all having those notorious Memorial Day Sales events where we can buy things at 20% off orContinue reading “Memorial Day is NOT Just a Three Day Weekend!”
Does a Consequence of Losing a Loved One Have to be Job Loss?
Be warned; God will not be mocked; we all truly reap what we sow in life. If you are an employer, remember to be compassionate and caring toward those who work for you if you want your business to flourish.
I Love You, Christina Marie
I’ll see you in the sunlight; feel you in gentle breezes. I will know you are present when thoughts come to me and objects seem to appear out of nowhere. I will hear your laugh in my head, and have sweet dreams of when you said, “I love you Mom”. None of these will replaceContinue reading “I Love You, Christina Marie”
My Angel Christina Marie
There was nothing about August 12th or the week before it that was usual. Life was turning upside down before my eyes, and there was nothing I could do about it. My daughter was in the ICU in critical condition, and I could not be there to comfort her or even see her. The hospitalContinue reading “My Angel Christina Marie”
Loss of The Lilac Center for Healing and Enlightenment: My Continued Grief
As someone who practices positive psychology, I’m not particularly eager to talk about the subject of loss so much. When I do, I usually do so in the context of renewal or regaining what was lost. This time I think talking about my own losses is therapeutic. I also believe in living in the moment.Continue reading “Loss of The Lilac Center for Healing and Enlightenment: My Continued Grief”
What to do When The One You Have Loved No Longer Loves You
It is an issue that has plagued relationships since the beginning of time. One day someone wakes up and realizes their love given has or is no longer going to be returned. All of the time and moments that have been put into trying to bond with someone have now seemingly been wasted. First, IContinue reading “What to do When The One You Have Loved No Longer Loves You”
After the Storm: Healing from the Effects of Grief and Loss
We have all been recently affected by a global pandemic that just about brought our world to a standstill. My heart goes out to all of those who have suffered losses during the spread of COVID-19. I know the grief and the feeling of loss. It is not easy. The news media only barely touchContinue reading “After the Storm: Healing from the Effects of Grief and Loss”