Loss

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…

Starting Over — Again

May 10, 2016

End of a relationship.  Moving.  Losing our job or home. Stopping addiction to drugs and alcohol and learning to live clean and sober. Discovering we’re codependent and redefining ourselves and…

Distractions Part II

September 02, 2012

This makes the second time I’ve written about distractions, and how they can play a positive role when we’re grieving or going through any challenging situation. Since I wrote the…