Archive for Reflection

Grief Signs and the Frequency Illusion

Over the last few years I’ve had several friends die, all completely unexpectedly. I’ve been thinking a lot about the…
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If She'll Always Be With Me, Why Don't I Feel Her?

If She’ll Always Be With Me, Why Don’t I Feel Her?

Written and shared with us by our grief-friend, Cara Jeanne. Sharing with all of you, because we have a feeling…
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What’s Your Memory? Remembering Everyday Moments

What are your memories of your loved one like? I suppose that’s a personal question, you don’t have to answer…
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Tell Two Jokes and Call me in the Morning: How Humor Helped my Family Grieve

We are working on some projects over here at the WYG headquarters (otherwise known as 'whatever coffee shop we wandered…
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“Her absence is like the sky, spread over everything." - CS Lewis

After 12 Years, My Mother is Still Everywhere

My mother died twelve years ago on October 23rd and, though my actual memories of the days and weeks that…
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The Moments that Matter: Looking at life in hindsight

I didn't have a meaningful moment with my mother before she died. Well, that's not true, my life with her…
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Questions of Life, Mortality and Grief

Existential angst and death anxiety run in my blood.  I think I get it from my Dad’s side of the…
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Lessons My Mother Never Taught Me

Lessons My Mother Never Taught Me

I'm writing this post from my front porch where I'm watching my almost nine-year-old daughter, Evelyn, teach my six-year-old daughter, Virginia,…
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The Shoes I Walk In

Photography by Kevin Amos  I am wearing shoes. They are ugly shoes. Uncomfortable shoes. I hate my shoes. Each day…
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