Tag Archives: Death

P.S. I Love You

“Sail on Silver Girl, Sail on by. Your time has come to Shine, All your Dreams are on their way….” Paul Simon is singing “Bridge Over Troubled Water” on SNL, I am sobbing on the couch. This was our song, … Continue reading

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Red Rover

When I was very young I use to play a came called “Red Rover”. I have a distinct memory of playing with a group of children on the front lawn of the church I often went to.  Two lines of … Continue reading

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Divine Hugs

My Great Aunt passed away this week.  At first, I had a sense of sadness, but it quickly turned into an intense joy.  She was a good friend to my mother and as a young child I spent a lot … Continue reading

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The Return of the Crow

I often awaken early to listen to the arrival of the coming day. The birds’ song opens the day with hope and melody, infinite possibilities of what could come, hope for joy, hope for peace, a hope for love on … Continue reading

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Hope in a lavender sky

It’s 5am on Friday, the beginning of the end of a very long week.  Several of my patients are standing on the edge of this world, making ready for their transition into the next.  It is bittersweet at best, I … Continue reading

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Spring Postponed

  Spring has been postponed for some of us this week.  Yet another snowstorm challenged plans and inconvenienced life as we desire it.  Shovel, salt and sunshine my ultimate weapons. I don’t dislike the snow, its just that my heart … Continue reading

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All Dogs ( and Cats) Go to Heaven

  Once the door of grief is opened in your heart it never truly closes and with each new loss it reawakens the old dormant song of goodbye.  The heart only knows love and it does not matter the object … Continue reading

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