Eleven Years: Lessons in Grief, At its Core its Love

Eleven Years: Lessons in Grief, At its Core its Love

"While walking down the street with Me there on your mind, I'm walking in your footsteps just a half a step behind. And when you feel the gentle breeze across your face, That's me giving you a great big hug and a soft embrace. Now when it's time for you, from that body to be [...]

The Matriarch

The Matriarch

"Death has its revelations: the great sorrows which open the heart open the mind as well; light comes to us with our grief. As for me, I have faith; I believe in a future life." ~ Victor Hugo Saying Good-bye  This past weekend, my family and I gathered to say good-bye and pay homage to [...]

“You Are Always Happy” Does Not Mean You Really Are

“You Are Always Happy” Does Not Mean You Really Are

Trigger Warning: This post talks about mental illness, suicide, and eating disorders.  "Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain... To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices - today I choose to feel life, not to deny my [...]