It’s pretty uncommon these days to find someone who hasn’t heard of the concept of stages or phases of grieving. While I’m not a fan of the concept – because it makes it seem like grief is linear and a series of boxes we can check off as we move through it – I do feel…
In calendar terms, a decade is a long time to have our military hunting down a man. It is a long time for those who lost loved ones on 9/11 and for the family members of military who gave their lives to hopefully end a reign of terror. And yet, in so many ways when we lose those we love, time doesn’t necessarily add up in the same way.
Creating a ritual and being supported ~ important keys to completing aspects of grief recovery. A chapter is completed as my trip to Kathmandu comes to a close.
As my journey continues in Kathmandu, the plan for leaving behind Gary’s wedding ring unfolds.
Sometimes the memories we keep of what we no longer have help us on our healing journey…and sometimes there are things we need to leave behind to move on.
When young Ezra Frech had to have a leg amputated, he found his own way of approaching his “new normal.” A story of courage and grace.
A personal essay on healing the past to be open to love again.