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Book Review of Your Soul’s Plan, by Robert Schwartz

Robert Schwartz has written one of the most important and inspirational books about life I’ve ever read:  “Your Soul’s Plan.” Robert has taken on the tremendously bold task of answering the “why” of some of the biggest questions a person can ask … Continue reading

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Year’s End

Do you ever think that things like the beginning or end of the year are only that because our calendar tells us they are? To some person who lives in the wild, who lives by the sun and phases of … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Without Mom

This is the first Mother’s Day that I am motherless. It feels weird. Even though Mom and I weren’t as close as a lot of mothers and daughters, I would always acknowledge her on Mother’s Day. She would be celebrated … Continue reading

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Another Loss

I keep meaning and wanting to finish editing and to publish a post I wrote over a week ago, but life keeps rolling and rolling, sometimes over me. After dealing with punches of parental death and the aftermath of having … Continue reading

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Eulogy for Mom

This is the whole truth of what I would say, if I were not concerned about being PC at my mother’s memorial. But, because of the level of understanding of 99% of the people who will be there, I have … Continue reading

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To Everything There Is A Season

To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven. Right now is a time to rest. To take a breath. To build up energy. A time to be born, and a time to … Continue reading

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The In Between Time

Such a weird feeling; this in between time. It’s a strange haze of grief, yet at the same time, living life. And that entails the normal range of emotions from sadness, to frustration and anger, to joy, laughter, and having … Continue reading

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December 27, 2012 I came into the house. The familiar house that I grew up in. The cats are happy to see me- they are hungry because they haven’t had breakfast yet. Beyond tired from a red-eye flight that was … Continue reading

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She’s Finally At Peace

This morning, I received the dreaded phone call from my mom’s caregiver. This time, instead of the usual, “Just calling to let you know that everything’s fine,” from her chipper voice, I got an upset, “Something’s wrong; I think she’s … Continue reading

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When Will She Come Back?

Mom is still out of touch. Her reality and mine are not the same. She grabs at small pieces of reality and rounds out the story with fantasy. She tells me that Dad had an overdose of cortisone, and it … Continue reading

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