Loss

Grieving the Unborn. Six Years Later.

It’s been 6 years and I still think about the baby we lost and what she would bring to our family today. Would she be starting school this year? Would she be best of friends with our other daughter? And would she be into bows and curls and ‘girly’ things or climbing trees and riding… read more

What Remains. (at Christmas)

In these days before Christmas, grief tends to hit me more than usual, and sometimes the only reprieve for it is to hold the ones I love a little tighter. So today I look into the eyes of my most precious gifts and I place these moments deep in my heart, knowing that even these… read more

When Grief Comes, Unexpected.

I was not prepared for the tsunami that hit me in my chest, when I walked down that sunny terminal toward gate number 44 at the San Diego Airport last Sunday. I had spent three days in the city, networking with bloggers and hanging at the beach with my brother and his wife, who live… read more

LeAnna.

She is the light that shines through the trees in the middle of winter. A light that refuses to go out. Even in the darkness she carries her sorrow with a smile, a smile that goes on forever through her loss and her deepest longings and the pain that she feels. Behind the smile is a heart that is… read more