Monthly Archive:: May 2009

Thriving vs. Surviving

Being a bereaved parent is not something I signed up for. At least, not that I’m aware of. Although, there is a part of me that believes we all “signed up” for this journey – and all

Getting and Giving

How often do you feel ignored? Lonely? Insignificant? Taken advantage of? What if I told you that moping and complaining about these feelings would only bring more of the same? What if I said, if you are

Labels and Identification

If I decide to label myself as something, does that not hinder the true essence of Who I Am? Does that put me in a box to which I am then attached? If I say to someone,

The Pasture

When Blake died I had no other living children, nor did I have a husband. I can honestly say I have no idea why I didn’t end my life. It must have been the same Source that

The Past

What I have learned recently about myself is I live in the past…a lot. Almost all the time. In fact, if my mind is left unattended you can be sure that I am stewing over something someone