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grief

  • 365 Project 2017

    Day 56 Upside Down

    One of my favorite things about Gerber daisies is that they hang their heads down low. They remind me that it is okay to grieve. It is okay to feel low and feel like…

    February 26, 2017
  • 365 Project 2017

    Day 52 Closed

    I see you there, little flower. Your inmost places are closed to the world. You are tethered and tight, hiding  your most beautiful and vulnerable places. I can hear your question resounding softly through your…

    February 22, 2017
  • 365 Project 2017

    Day 36 For the Dark Days

    Today was a dark day. You know the kind? Everything felt heavy and hard. In fact, there has been a string of those since my mama died suddenly just over a year ago. I…

    February 6, 2017
  • 365 Project 2017

    Day 32 February Stars

    This time last year I spent a lot of time alone under the stars. When I lost my mama I felt the like night sky was a safe place for the rawness of my…

    February 2, 2017
  • 365 Project 2017

    Day 28 Color

    It has been a tough day. I couldn’t shake the gray all day. One of the hardest things about doing a 365 Project is that I cannot just hide my heart away. Every day I…

    January 29, 2017
  • 365 Project 2017

    Day 21 Cling

    Sometimes life feels too hard when we are walking through grief. Simple tasks become tedious when we are in the shadow of pain. Our hearts can refuse us and say, “not one more step.” But God…

    January 22, 2017
  • 365 Project 2017

    Day 11 Moon

    I see the moon, Mama. How does it look from your side of heaven? I look forward to seeing it with you from the same blanket in the yard again someday. If it is…

    January 12, 2017
  • 365 Project 2017

    Day 9 Janey and June

    These puppies are my constant companions. Janey is on the left and she is my mama dog for the puppies we breed. June is her baby girl that we kept from the last litter. They…

    January 10, 2017