Grief and COVID19

      Prayer for the World We find ourselves in a WAR with an unseen enemy BUT together we can WIN that war.  Losing isn’t something that we can even consider. In this time of turmoil to the world and ourselves personally it’s vital that we...

DON’T

DON’T PUSH – Grief is personally unique and will take a different amount of time for each person. DON’T JUDGE – DON’T LOSE PATIENCE – Grief is so ”Me” oriented and sometimes it does seem no progress is being made BUT...

Grief and the Holidays

GRIEF AND THE HOLIDAYS A good analogy of the first Christmas is ‘’frozen’’. The inside feelings are like the North country. Frozen and in limbo. The zest that you feel in the Spring of the year when the flowers and leaves start to come alive is absent in the...

Looking back

It’s in the looking back that we can see how far we’ve traveled. In the grieving process it truly is in the looking back that we can see what we’ve endured.  We see the changes that we’ve made to begin a new life.  We see the changes that have...

FIND JOY

  Outdoors today in the frozen North country reminds me of the picture above. I was outdoors to put some Christmas lights up in an effort to cheer myself up because I don’t do cold very well.  Thus – the reason for residing part of the year in California....

Does it get easier ?

In the Darkness If you are grieving a loss you can be sure your grief will change. Does it become easier people always ask hoping the answer will be a resounding YES. Grief Changes !! Of that you can rest assured. It takes time to actually see and feel the changes....