Reflections on Life ~ Past and Present

Mourning or Grief ?

   The journey of emotions that you go through when you’ve lost a husband can be a tsunami at times or still waters run deep.  What happens when you meet someone that you have fun with? You’re laughing at his jokes and see the kindness in his eyes.  Is there a timeline for grief? I believe Yes… and No. We... View more
Praying from the heart - joy to grief journey

Praying from the heart - joy to grief journey

  This last month I certainly had some cleansing tears.  I kept certain thoughts at bay, pushed below the surface until I came to realization.  God did not give me Mike in the sense of “he’s mine”.  God put us together, to share our lives and he was very precious to me. If he “gave” me Mike, then I could... View more
Accepting the anger -Grief to Joy journey

Accepting the anger -Grief to Joy journey

   How many do I have to say I am not mad at Mike for dying? How many times do I have to say, “I’m not mad, he didn’t leave me on purpose, he didn’t want to leave me” I’ll tell you how many times... until you admit that you are.  Maybe it’s not anger, maybe its hurt but you... View more