Tag Archives: grief

A Candle’s Lit. The 80’s Play

A candle’s lit. The 80’s play. You went Home One year today. One (whole) year…. But grief remains. You should’ve been able to say, “Happy 4th, my son” yesterday. The things you’ve missed… And how you’re missed… A candle’s lit. … Continue reading

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What I Shared At Grace’s Memorial Service

I met Grace in 2005 when my husband Mike and I started the downtown community group for New Community Covenant Church. At the time, she was a new attorney for Legal Assistance Foundation and like us was also relatively new … Continue reading

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“Mourn with Those Who Mourn”

A mother buried her son today; No words can take that pain away. Choir voices sang so sweet and strong, Some preached a figurative call to arms. All the while she rocked slightly to and fro, To the quiet rhythms of a … Continue reading

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Just the Way You Are

A few weeks ago, I was running on the treadmill. I have a playlist for running but also am technologically challenged. Somehow I had synced every device so that songs I normally would not hear while working out started playing. … Continue reading

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Joy and Pain

(Warning: This is super l-o-n-g!  This is from a Christian worldview and perspective that may seem downright crazy to many of you.  This is me.) The last update on our adoption process was that our timeline was growing longer than … Continue reading

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