Category: goodbye

Gratitude Day 127

Grateful for Family My immediate family is small. Death hits hard, whether near or far Family is everything and bonds formed while growing up together can never be severed. Rest peacefully in heaven my sweet, funny, sensitive, one-of-a-kind, caring cousin Terry. We had music, laughter, rabble rousing, love of the night sky, family, and love in common. I know you are at peace, free … Read More Gratitude Day 127

Musings Gratitude Day 52

“When there’s a fresh wound in your heart, keep it open until it heals. Air it out. Understand it. Dive into it. Be fierce enough to become it. If you ignore it, it won’t be able to breathe. If you ignore it, it will merely deepen, spread and resurface later, wanting to release. And when later happens, it will hurt even more, because when … Read More Musings Gratitude Day 52

Death and Dying II

His soul sat up. It met me. Those kinds of souls always do – the best ones. The ones who rise up and say “I know who you are and I am ready. Not that I want to go, of course, but I will come.” Those souls are always light because more of them have been put out. More of them have already found … Read More Death and Dying II

Death and Dying

It’s pretty safe to say that we’ve all experienced death. Close by or from afar. But sitting by watching a loved one go through the process of dying is new for me. I was not present at the time of death of my Love, my parents, or my grandparents. I have participated in codes and witnessed patients dying, but never anyone close to me. … Read More Death and Dying

Endings and Goodbyes II

I did it a buh-bye blocked done not even a “see-ya” I take back most of my words from Endings and Goodbyes– pushing the end button can truly be cathartic. So if someone pretends to be supportive but then hot and cold, promises but doesn’t follow through, then goodbye is the only applicable response. By the way, “never settle for less than I deserve” … Read More Endings and Goodbyes II