Monthly Archives: October 2017

Never Enough Time

Just recently, our neighbor came by to get help with finding a hall for his family.  His wife of 40+ years had just lost her battle with cancer and they were looking for somewhere for the memorial services. In discussing this with Teresa, she and I found ourselves reflecting on my journey since my husband’s…
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Grief and “Helpful” Others

They are out there, those well meaning folks.  They may want to "help", run, or ruin our lives. Then there are the plain old crazy people that show up when a death occurs. I’ve experienced the range of help from the most amazing outpouring of love and help from friends, family and church members to…
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3 deaths…one week

    Wow...I cannot even begin to explain the emotions running through me right now.  Saturday, I found out that my 26 year old nephew had passed unexpectedly.  They found him when they went to pick him up for work. Now it is Monday and I sit here reeling from the news that my closest…
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Presentation Perspectives

In August of this year, Teresa and we took Torn in Half a step further.  We developed presentations on grief and loss and Teresa flew into Indiana from Texas for us to give 5 presentations over a period of one week.  We were going to present at a homeless shelter, 2 different spas and a…
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