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Grief is like the ocean; it comes on waves ebbing and flowing. Sometimes the water is calm, and sometimes it is overwhelming. All we can do is learn to swim.

Taking Time to Grieve

Tragedy keeps coming upon us over and over, threatening to drown us in our tears. It's overwhelming how much has happened and I feel like I can barely recover some balance before another wave comes to try to knock me down. I know I am not alone in feeling like we have been hit with so many sad and frustrating moments in the last few months. Most recently the senseless… Read More »Taking Time to Grieve

Into the Contrast

Into the Contrast It's amazing to me to see the great contrasts of life.  Where there is darkness, soft rays of sunlight break free and hope emerges. Where there is great sadness and despair joy can still be found. That is the contrast.  The contrast is the stark difference in the situation. Someone once asked me how I could look back at some of the difficult times of my life… Read More »Into the Contrast