The Candleligt Service Of Rememberance is Wed. Dec. 2nd at 7:00 pm at the Hellenic Orthodox Church of the Annunciationon West Utica corner of Delaware. They suggest you arrive 20 minutes early. It will be an evening of reflection,music.and fellowship. I think this will be a very spititual and moving evening.There will be so many wounded hearts filled with love for their children in that church that evening. Each and everyone in prayer. What better way to say I love you,I miss you,rest in peace with the Lord.
Trinity Luthern on Nia. Falls Blvd. is where the grief counseling support group meets.
What griefshare group does your friend attend? I can see where bonds and friendships are formed out of this most unfortnate group of loosing a child, as no one else could possible understand how we feel.
Each day is something new for me. Today I spoke to the prosecutor and have e-mail contact with the MADD Victims Advocate, they are both wonderful and very capable woman,and working deligentely on my sons case. With the Grace Of God, we will win and justice will be served. Every day I pray for the strength I need to get through this. I know God has a plan for us all,sometimes we just need to step back a bit to see what it is.
Take care, perhaps someday we can meet.
I am so sorry for the loss of your son. Your name came up and when I saw you lived near me, I had to write. I joined the group of grieving moms in Sept. My son, and only child, Ric, was killed by a drunk driver. He joined God and family members Sept. 8th. My tears never stop and the pain of loosing him is so great. The guilt is tremendous. as he lived in Fl. and I am here in NY. I feel like so many do here, that I did not protect my son. I know logically that, that is not true, but nothing I tell myself helps. Thankyou for listing the support group through your church. I will check out the site, perhaps it will do me some good. As you know, this changes who you are forever. We define ourselves as mother, it gives us a purpose in life even if our children are adults. Now my son is gone and I feel so empty. I have his two beautiful girls though, and will do my best to keep him alive through and for them.
Hi Lisa, I am writing to all the parents on here to see if they would feel comfortable writing what they are going through right now, the good the bad the ugly, I feel that we all share a bond in some way that no one else understands unless they have been here.
You are right, that is great that you are doing a griefshare group also. We know you can't go over, under or around grief, the only way to heal which those of us are Christians know is to go straight through it and we know it is the hardest work we have even done but then God can use us as wounded healers to help others. Blessings, Jerry
Hi Lisa, Thank you for writting to me, I am so sorry about your son Mario...I live in Martinez Ca., We attended one grieving parents meeting, but I dont feel that once a month is enough! I dont know what to do with myself, tonight I was clearing up everything that I have gathered in my bedroom, Joeys clothes, his scool work, from when he was younger, His tickets that keep coming in the mail, his pictures...If I dropped dead from heart break right now, I would be happy. Im sorry, I just dont know how else to put it, It will be 2 months on the 22nd and I feel that I am going to have to wait too long to see him again, I feel that he needs me, and I know I need him.