Look ahead to the bright light Use your hopes to unfold each night Rejoice in the struggle, stay sane There’s always sunshine after rain ~Soulla Christodoulou, Sunshine after Rain: A Collection of Poetry A Wandering Widow Post Sometimes, when I'm least expecting it, the … [Read more...] about Keep Climbing (Leaving the Grief Forest for the Sunnier Mountain Top)
Archives for July 2018
I want to reclaim who I am. ~Elizabeth Edwards A Wandering Widow Post When Dan first died, my hospice chaplain gave me some advice that took awhile for me to understand. He told me that avoiding the places that were important to WE, made Dan disappear. Jay gently suggested … [Read more...] about We to Me: Reclaiming My Favorite Places (A Week on the Oregon Coast)
A Let's Talk About Grief Post I posted this quote on Instagram a little over a year ago. It was at a time in my grief journey I'd realized that I no longer woke up reaching for Dan. That realization knocked me on my ass, and represented a new chapter for me. It's been two … [Read more...] about Waking Up Without Him (When the Grief Cycle Starts Over)
“Time moves on for us, for you it stands still. You will be forever ageless as we grow old, your smile will never wrinkle, nor will that shine in your eyes fade.” Kendal Rob A Wondering Widow Post It's almost impossible to believe two years have passed since I sat vigil, … [Read more...] about How Has It Been Two Years Without Him?