After my husband’s funeral and my home was quiet, way too quiet, I sat down with the intention of reading my pile of sympathy cards. With my heart leaping out of my chest, tears staining my cheeks, numerous thoughts of ...
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Kay Redfield Jamison, in Nothing Was the Same, penned the following thought. I realized that it was not that I didn’t want to go on without him. I did. It was just that I didn’t know why I wanted to ...
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Here's a thought to ponder for today by Lemony Snicket. One wanders through life as if wandering through a field in the dark of night, wearing a blindfold and very heavy shoes, with a poisonous toad waiting patiently beneath a ...
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As I was shopping last week, my eyes and ears were immediately drawn to an elderly couple standing at the cake department. Their frailty was apparent; yet, their voices were jubilant and lively as they explained to the baker, that ...
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Does your loss sometimes make you feel like a square peg in a round hole trying to fit into a societal mold that just doesn't feel right anymore?     Do you now hold a different perspective than those that ...
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  "Our lives are like islands in the sea, or like trees in the forest, which co-mingle their roots in the darkness underground." -William James-       Darkness always has a place in our lives. It ebbs and flows with ...
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