Grief Suspended

My husband and I watch a television show we’ve grown rather fond of called, The Good Doctor. In a recent episode, one of the young surgeons tragically loses her mom whom she’d just begun to get to know after years of separation. She immediately returns to work and gets on with her life without mourning…

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I can’t get my arms around…

I can’t get my arms around August…there was so much loss I felt during that month. My heart is holding a great deal of what I have left behind but will never be forgotten.

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Knowing in Full.

I was relieved that the first set of visiting hours had gone “well.”

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Embracing the Blessing.

I was in fourth grade when I first experienced the beauty of community.

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Courage and Blessing

An early life-lesson for me was that every curse has a blessing, and the sooner I accept the curse, the sooner I will know the blessing.

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To love a friend.

Four years ago, around this exact time, my then husband went under church discipline for reasons that don’t need to be brought to light, but they were crazy.

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