This, too, Shall Pass. One Day, it will

“We do not have control over many things in life and death but we do have control over the meaning we give it.” ―  Nathalie Himmelrich, Grieving Parents: Surviving Loss as a Couple For over a decade now, I’ve scoured the shelves of my local library and bookstores for the types of literature that speak ofContinue reading “This, too, Shall Pass. One Day, it will”

On Miscarriage, Sharing your Grief, and your Right to Remember

Sweet little flower of heavenly birth, you were too fair to bloom on earth. ~ Author Unknown   Miscarriage is quite a unique type of death experience. It haunts your mind and heart in ways that are difficult to put aside. Not only are you losing a child and the dream of that little person,Continue reading “On Miscarriage, Sharing your Grief, and your Right to Remember”

The Insurmountable Grief of Miscarriage, Stillbirth, and Infant Death

“Some people say it is a shame. Others even imply that it would have been better if the baby had never been created. But the short time I had with my child is precious to me. It is painful to me, but I still wouldn’t wish it away. I prayed that God would bless usContinue reading “The Insurmountable Grief of Miscarriage, Stillbirth, and Infant Death”

A Renewed Commitment to Writing for the New Year

The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. We can help write that story by setting goals. Melody Beattie Most of the writing that I do, you do not see. Even when I don’t update this blog nearly as much as I need or want to, IContinue reading “A Renewed Commitment to Writing for the New Year”