Grief | Thanksliving Revisited

Eleven years ago if you had asked me if the holidays would come and go without an aching in my heart the reply would have been, “Surely not.” I definitely would not have considered then what it means to choose thanks-living now! That first Thanks...

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Grief | Amy’s Song & Days of Remebrance

Grief | Amy’s Song & Days of Remebrance

On March 11, 2015 I marked the 27th remembrance of the day my first child – Justin Brant Newsom, the fair haired boy of my youth – entered my world. That little baby came into my life a squawking mess of pink flesh and a bundle of energy that often...

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Negotiating Firsts – A Message About Holidays

He has made everything beautiful in it’s time….Ecclesiastes 3:11 (NKJV) . Negotiating first holidays, anniversaries and birthdays as well as other milestone events can be one of the most difficult aspects of your grief season. It is probably because the mo...

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