Missing Roger (loss and grief) Category
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.
Posted on November 23, 2015
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.
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.
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: