Grief, Denial and Mourning

Grief, Denial and Mourning

            I am in the midst of learning about Grief and Mourning, however, …. Denial…. I have that mastered.  I lived in denial for a good portion of my life, without even knowing it.  I was so focused on the “tip of the ice berg”, I had no awareness of the...
Healing power of tears

Healing power of tears

In the first days and weeks after Riley left I felt him near.  It felt sacred.  I felt like I only wanted to be in places of quiet stillness.  It was as if noise or the words of someone who didn’t understand would close the door to the...
A Funhouse from Hell

A Funhouse from Hell

Have you ever felt trapped?  I don’t know that others would describe grief that way, but for me, it’s like being in a ‘Funhouse from Hell’.  In fact, life, in its entirety feels like a series of mazes.  When I come to what feels like the end of one maze, another is...