Painful Pasts

If you have lived through a very painful past then you are able to understand how exhausting and emotionally dark it can be to recount these experiences… you feel the pain and turmoil all over again — as though you have purposely gone back for more. Who would want to do that to themselves? That … More Painful Pasts

Grief

Grief of soul demonstrates the great value someone has placed upon a person, place or thing. Anyone who has passed through the dark valley of grief knows what a painful trek it is. Death, divorce or some major loss brings us to this difficult journey. Whether the event was expected or not, it requires diligence … More Grief

Saying Good-bye

I sat there in my writing class thinking about the assignment our teacher gave, “Write about a process…” she said. In reflecting back almost two years ago to a time that marks a major turning point in my life, I thought about this day — the day I said good-bye to our wonderful pet of … More Saying Good-bye