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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Milestones and Holidays

A few helpful tips for negotiating the holidays. At the WARM place and even at HOPE (the two support groups I attended with my children in the early days of our grief) we heard and were taught a lot about holiday plans and grief. In short, they said to make a ...

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This is my family…

I did that post with all my pictures from the last four years… But, at Thanksgiving I was with those who I am most thankful for in all the world, my family. So here are some shots of those wonderful folks who have been with me on this journey, prayed me ...

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A Family Holiday, Lots of Words and Pictures

It is not unusual for our holidays and special occasions to be marred with some sort of tragedy. Justin’s death happened the day after our 7th wedding anniversary, my uncle passed away last year on Taylor’s Birthday and this year, Travis and Megan ...

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