Missing Roger (loss and grief) Category

The Waves Never Stop Coming

I came across the below sometime back, written by an elderly gentleman. They are some of the most beautifully accurate descriptions of grief I have read. For those who need them and may find comfort from them, I share his wisdom here. Advertisements

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What Grieving People Need During the Holidays

I remember the first Thanksgiving without him. The first real holiday we would gather and my husband of 25 years, and father to our three sons would not be there. He died almost 5 months before, and I felt nowhere near ready to face a holiday such as this.

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What You Need to Know About Widows

“Grief and suffering don’t care what you endured the month before. They will come again anyway, and expect you to deal with them.” –Michelle Cushatt

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I Remember You By Heart

                 

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When You Wish You Didn’t Exist

I read someone else’s deeply honest blog posting last week and I can only imagine the courage it took to let the world in on his struggles. He’s a popular author and speaker and I admire that he shared honestly about his ongoing struggle with depression and anxiety. 

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Happy Birthday, Roger

It is Roger’s birthday today. Or it would have been. He would have turned 50 on this day. But you know what? I’m ok today. I am.

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The Song I Sing

When I first lost Roger and was sure I would never make it through the deep valley of the shadow of death, there was a song I would sing in the valley.

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Jesus Wept

Last night I had the privilege of hearing my son, Dylan, speak at Hope’s Journey gathering. Drawing from his recent book, Dylan shared some of what he has learned thus far about pain, healing, and God. Here are some highlights of what he shared:

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