Tag Archives: Death

Let it Go

We often cling to our problems, and our past because it gives us a sense of identity, holding onto pain far behind its ability to serve us. There is a natural inclination to cling to lost love, to brood, to … Continue reading

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Love

The Earth has gone around the Sun its prescribed number of times and we are back to this holiday where we celebrate the contributions that fathers and/or father figures make in their children’s lives. Eleven of these holidays have passed … Continue reading

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The Turning Point

Writing about grief, teaching journaling techniques to widows and widowers for healing through grief, and having lived it myself I find my world is often times full of death. Is this a bad thing I wonder? The answer is no, for … Continue reading

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Autumn Veils

The veil of souls has shrouded me once again; I feel its presence very close in the hushed silences of the season.  Out of the corner of my eye, I catch a glimpse of color and know they are with … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

It is Father’s Day once again, and in homage to my own father whom I had the good fortune to recently visit with my 21-year-old son in tow, I want to take this time to write something about this ‘holiday’ … Continue reading

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Day of the Dead

What are you doing to honor your deceased loved ones at this time of the year, when the veil is thin?  Do you celebrate the Day of the Dead, or does this time of year bring up uncomfortable feelings in … Continue reading

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Just Below the Surface

Is there a length of predetermined time one has to be married to their spouse, whether you are a widow or widower, that some how makes it easier to deal with the loss?  I honestly do not believe it does, … Continue reading

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