MONDAY MUSINGS

Not Everyone is Joyful at Christmas: How We Can Help

Christmastime can be extremely difficult for those who have suffered a death or loss. Rather than bringing tidings of great joy, Christmas ushers in reminders and painful memories and loss. What if you could see grief on a map? I have a feeling all across the globe, we would see millions of tiny specks representing… Continue reading Not Everyone is Joyful at Christmas: How We Can Help

MONDAY MUSINGS

The Many Shades of Grief

Last Thursday would have been my mom's birthday.  Each year since her death when I flip the calendar to October, my eyes gravitate to her day. My heart is a prisoner to grief's tightening grip all over again. It's been six years. When does this get easier? There is no timeline for grief. People are… Continue reading The Many Shades of Grief