Tag Archives: grief

A Mother’s Love

There are many hard things in life, but to me saying goodbye to your child is probably the hardest. It is not something I have experienced directly although my youngest child has been at death’s door twice due to his … Continue reading

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Ladder to Heaven

Lily of the Valley prompts childhood memories.  When the delicate white bells of the flower would open in May my mother would bring some inside and their fragrance wafted through the house.  In my child’s mind they were definitely flowers … Continue reading

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A Christmas Gift for the Soul

Christmas traditionally is a time of giving gifts but how can you give that someone who has passed on something special? I recently had a dream of a loved one in spirit who had the reflection of the universe in … Continue reading

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Regifting Love

  Holidays can be difficult when we are missing someone special and can be especially loaded with emotional memories. These memories are gifts of love left for us to savor. When I was very much a child without funds to … Continue reading

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Meaningful Grief

I read a moving article about Viktor Frankl who said when faced with leaving his doomed parents behind who most surely would be going to a concentration camp he prayed for guidance. When he arrived home his father was sitting … Continue reading

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The Longing

  Deep inside each of us is a longing…it is often unnamed but ever present. For some of us it is a painful reminder of our humanness and for others it is the portal to our spiritual awakening. Recently Life … Continue reading

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Love and Hospice

Listening to the morning thunder roll through I remember as a child I was deathly afraid of storms until a babysitter explained them to me.  She picked me up in her arms and stood by the window as the flashing … Continue reading

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