Loss

Please Don’t Say That

December 05, 2017

In FaceBook (an internet social site), I put a call out to people who had gone through grief. I asked them what helped most and what helped least when it…

When a Pet Needs to Leave

November 07, 2017

The master list of losses counts 400 potential losses that can push us into grief. I don’t have room for stories about all of them. But the site lacked a…

Losing a Child

October 24, 2017

Introduction by Melody Beattie I’ve known Corinne Edwards for many years from my work as a writer and her work as a television host, a writer, and now a coach…

Living With an Ill Spouse

August 01, 2017

By Linda Howard What would it feel like if after 40 years of living with your husband, you woke up and realized the person laying next to you in bed…

Dealing With the Death of a Loved One

July 18, 2017

By Tabitha Montgomery I’ve had to live with more death than anyone should, but Life doesn’t care about should. These losses brought years of grief and growing pains. Later they…

The Lesson is Joy

February 28, 2017

I was visiting a counselor in Minnesota one cold January day in 1991. We were talking about the present and speculating about the lessons to come. She grabbed my hand…

Making Every Day a Day to Remember

December 23, 2016

The year has sped by; time is relative and 2016 has, relatively speaking, passed quickly. As we approach the end of the year and many of us (depending on our…

Talking About…

August 02, 2016

She Said by Collective Soul  is my new “blog” song.  You can listen to it by clicking on it — or just ignore it.  This song speaks to where I…

Questions, Anyone?

May 24, 2016

There’s an old saying that “there’s no such thing as a stupid question.”  I believed that until someone asked me why it is that we always find what we’re looking…