What we say to each other during tragedy can have an impact–good or ill–for years.
John Pavlovitz comes to terms with an old friend.
Matt Sweetwood vowed to be a different kind of dad than the one he had. He succeeded. When he lost his father, the new dad had to find a way to say goodbye to the old. Here are the feelings he has and what he has to say.
Cabot O’Callaghan goes back in time to wrestle with memories of his mother.
In the three weeks between his cancer diagnosis and his quiet passing, Alison Tedford had the opportunity to reflect on her Papa, his character, and the many things that he taught her.
Long after losing a best friend, his memory is a reminder to breath easy.
Jesse grew up observing grief. He learned the most about it from his dad, a man who seemed not to express much at all. Here is how.
She’d lost two of the men in her life, and the prospect of raising a son terrified her. Until he opened her heart to joy.
“Good grief” isn’t an oxymoron. It can bring you a whole new perspective.
Everything is transient, even death. It never happens like this, yet it always does.
Chris Davies lost a man who made a difference in his life. Here’s how he honored him.
In the wake of losing a loved one, everything in your life becomes a potential surprise memorial … These seemingly incessant reminders force you once again to observe the loss anew.
It’s ok to remember and smile.
Please don’t tell us to “get over it.”
This story could be the catalyst for your second chance.