Grief & Healing

August 19, 2020
Learning to Live with the Unimaginable

Learning to Live with the Unimaginable

Learning to live with the unimaginable … this is what grief is. And this is what our collective life is right now. The lyric, “learn to […]
May 20, 2020
They Are Dying

They Are Dying, and You Can’t Be There

They are dying and you can’t be there. People have died alone before. This isn’t new. Unexpected deaths, delays, avoidance, or hope of healing are just […]
April 21, 2020
The Worst Time to Die: COVID-19 & the Resources We Need

The Worst Time to Die: COVID-19 & the Resources We Need

Babies are still being born. People are still dying of other, “regular” causes and “regular” tragedies. Lives are being changed by a cancer diagnosis and others […]
January 22, 2020
The Many Losses of a Grieving Person

The Many Losses of a Grieving Person

The loss of a loved one is tremendous. It is the greatest loss.  Yet, there are other, smaller but significant losses that often follow a person […]
December 11, 2019
Should Holiday Traditions Change if Your Life has Changed?

Should Holiday Traditions Change if Your Life has Changed?

Holidays are celebrated and kept precious with traditions. In this constantly changing world, we cling to the comfort of something constant. So, losses often hit us […]
November 20, 2019
When People Die During the Holidays: Brutal & Beautiful

When People Die During the Holidays: Brutal & Beautiful

I was a week shy of being a year old when my grandpa died unexpectedly on Thanksgiving. While I don’t remember the tragedy of the day […]
March 28, 2019
Seeing Signs: Love From Beyond the Grave

Seeing Signs: Love From Beyond the Grave

Ok, so this title may sound a little … different – thanks for clicking anyway : ) Have you ever wished for a “sign”? I know […]
January 23, 2019
Gently "Tidying Up" After a Death: Using the KonMari Method

Gently “Tidying Up” After a Death: Using the KonMari Method

Perhaps you’ve seen the new show on Netflix, Tidying Up or you’ve heard of Marie Kondo and her philosophy of how to go through your home deciding […]
December 19, 2018
It's OK to be Sad at Christmas

It’s OK to be Sad at Christmas

If you are sad this Christmas, it is ok. We tend to feel that the holidays aren’t a time for sadness. That we should magically “feel […]