Five Ways to Grieve with Hope

Five Ways to Grieve with Hope

As I watched Oprah Winfrey’s powerful speech during the 75th Golden Globes, the line, “I’ve interviewed and portrayed people who’ve withstood some of the ugliest things life can throw at you, but the one quality all of them seem to share is an ability to...
The Struggle With Moving Forward

The Struggle With Moving Forward

*This blog post originally appeared on the Hope for Widows website. I’ve been told it won’t happen…can’t happen. But it’s already started. I’m forgetting my husband. Don’t get me wrong. Our love will always be something that I cherish for the rest of life. Our...
Five Grief Lessons

Five Grief Lessons

At a fair this weekend, a well-intentioned vendor gave my kiddo a package of orange slime. She couldn’t contain herself and demanded we return home so she could play with it the way she’d been instructed: on the kitchen table. What started off as fun at the table soon...