Sometimes, in life, we come to learn the value of life only through the loss of one. Life is a beautiful gift from our Heavenly Father (Psalms 36:9). The source of life breathe life - the many marvelous creations bring so much joy to those of us who are still able to embrace life.
When we lose a loved one to death the memories continue. Our love for them continues in our Heart. It reminds us of the value of those we love now and those we have loved in the past.
Added by Diamond on July 28, 2017 at 8:32am — No Comments
I am so glad I found a site like this where I can chat with people who has or are going through grief.
My journey started on the 14th February 2014 when my partner Clive suffered a server stroke which left him with many health complications. I cared for him for the last 3 years and on the 7th July 2017 he suddenly passed away. His funeral was today the 20th July 2017.
I am broken and don't know how I am going to go on. The silence and the empty house is driving me mad. How do I…Continue
Added by Ashley Payne on July 20, 2017 at 4:54pm — 2 Comments
Have you heard that Patton Oswalt is engaged? Widowed fifteen months, he has found love again and plans to remarry. The media is aflutter with a bevy of congratulations and support along with criticism that he did not grieve long enough. How do you judge, or should you even judge, how long a bereaved spouse should grieve? Is one year satisfactory? Eighteen months? Or will only…Continue
Added by Robbie Miller Kaplan on July 20, 2017 at 5:00am — 4 Comments
Four years ago my husband had an accident and broke his spine in four places. He wasn't supposed to walk or use his hands, but with incredible courage and hard work did both. He did have some disabilities, but never gave up trying to rehabilitate.
Almost a year ago he wasn't feeling well and after nagging him to go to the doctor for days he finally went. That night he said he felt better, ate a little something and went to bed. I found him deceased in the morning. I was his caretaker…
Added by Michele on July 16, 2017 at 7:55am — 2 Comments
My mother was a wise woman and a wonderful teacher. While we shared a lifetime of learning, it was not until her death that I realized she forgot one important lesson: She never told me how to live without her.
I’m not alone. Even though the death of a parent is the natural order of things, everyone I know has struggled with the death of a parent. Whether…Continue
Added by Robbie Miller Kaplan on July 10, 2017 at 6:00pm — No Comments