Grief Tag Archives

HOW IT IS

Honestly, no one warned me. No one said, “It will be brutal, darling.” If you try, you will fail. If …

LEST WE FORGET

In my neighborhood, every day is Memorial Day. Just outside my front door is a beautiful parkway lined on either …

REAL THANKFUL

But I wonder if the best kind of gratitude is the kind that can hold both thankfulness and longing…

MERCY

Wow, what a week. On Monday, I was overwhelmed by the personal stories of the world crashing in on so many fellow Americans—along with the wind and waves and fire and Hurricane Sandy. Americans who, days earlier, had been walking through their everyday ordinary, plain-jane lives, never suspecting the great losses that were just around the corner. Because we never do.