Tagged with loss

Mother’s Day On the Hard Days

This Mother’s Day seems to be harder than the last few years. My mother has been in heaven for 14 years. Fourteen years without her. Some days are harder and some are easier. Last year at this time I barely had time to think of her or the days since she’s been gone. We were closing on … Continue reading

Courage, Loss and Grief ~ Walking the Path Ahead

My mother died today.  Not in the last 24 hour period, but she died today.  It’s been 11 years and I still remember.  Everyone remembers that day of loss, because it’s not just the day our someone died, it’s the day a part of us died.  She died, and with her, a part of me died. Yesterday, my agenda held a … Continue reading

On the Field of Life, You’re Being Cheered!

This week, school began and my life is a crazy mess. Becoming scheduled and organized makes a mess before it turns around to smooth living. It’s a jumble of activities, lists and coordinating agendas. And today, I’m overcome with emotions. Yesterday, I felt inadequate to write.  What words can I say that can even come close … Continue reading

The Turn of a Day

24 hours…the turn of a calendar day. What was far from the mind yesterday becomes a place of prominence today. Loss, illness…changes focus on the everyday to one’s last day… and this day… And what will I do with this day? Memories come spilling back of days spent with the one loved…the one near the … Continue reading