8 Things to do when a child dies

8 Things to Say or Do When a Child Dies

What to Say (or Not to Say), What to Do (or Not Do) When someone you know loses a child it can be very difficult to know how to respond, what to say, what not to say, what to do, what not to do…That being said, as someone who has lost a child, I am going to share some tips to help those of you who have not to get a better understanding what to do when Read More

A Faith-Shaped Hole

Grief VS Depression

I’ve been asked by people if I am seeing a therapist or if I am taking medication for my depression.  I sincerely appreciate that I have friends and family that care enough to be concerned and are brave enough to speak out to me. In light of these peoples’ concern, I have done a lot of thinking, searching, and education for myself.  Here is a list of the stages people go through when they are GRIEVING. Denial, Read More

A Faith-Shaped Hole

Stormy Weather

It has been storming here most of the day today.  I have been inside most of the day after coffee and a walk at a local park (more like a beautiful rain forest/swamp).  Thus far, I feel very accomplished, as I have done some laundry, put away a lot of clothes, and am working on matching and putting away sheets, pillow cases, and blankets.  I’ve also been setting things aside that we do not need so that Read More