Missing Roger (loss and grief) Category

The Waves Never Stop Coming, But…

This is one of the most beautifully accurate descriptions of grief I have read. For those who need it (or may find comfort from it), I share it here. From Reddit Assistance: Q: My friend just died. I don’t know what to do. 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 family 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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The Day I Lied To The Internet

I lied on Instagram. OK, maybe it wasn’t a total lie. But it wasn’t the whole truth either. When I posted a photo of the sign pictured here that hangs above the door in my garage,

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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 Christian worship leader and speaker and I admire that he shared honestly about his ongoing struggle with depression and anxiety. 

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Jesus With Skin On

As a guest blogger on Dylan Dodson’s blog this week, I shared briefly my story of losing Roger and how one thing I desperately needed was the one very important thing I was so graciously given.

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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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