Grief

Grief

I recently had a conversation with a friend, who had yet another significant loss in her life. It saddened me. Grief isn’t something we can wish away. It’s like tidal waves, one moment memories come crashing in, bringing you to your knees, the next, a calm...
Ever Feel Invisible in a Crowded Room?

Ever Feel Invisible in a Crowded Room?

Have you ever felt “invisible” in a crowded room? Or, have you been left out of a celebratory milestone of a loved one, you thought you were close with? Maybe you have felt your voice was being drowned out over those louder. Yes. Me too. Many, many times. Not long...
Joyful Holidays? Or No?

Joyful Holidays? Or No?

Holidays…for most, they are a happy, joyful time. For some, not so much. When I think back on my childhood, each Christmas Eve in our neighborhood, there were about five or so families who would gather at each other’s homes. Everyone walked…usually. Same with New...

Seasons in Life

What do you think of when you hear the word seasons? Winter, spring, summer or fall? Well, of course. Have you ever pondered seasons of your life? Specifically, people in and throughout? I thought of how people come into and depart from our lives. The reasons for the...