9 entries categorized "Grief"

Share: Monday (Grief) Music

Today the songs I'm sharing are in memory of my grandpa, who died a year ago. I think of Gramps when I hear this music from John Gorka, Alison Krauss & Robert Plant and Local Natives and feel comforted by the songs. What music has brought you comfort in times of grief? Read more →


Learn: Risk

In today's post, I explore Prompt #3 from #WEverb11: "Learn. What lesson did you learn in 2011 from 'The School of Life' rather than a classroom?" What I learned through life in 2011 is that risk can lead to rewards. What lesson did your 2011 life experience teach you? Leave a comment here, or connect with me on twitter. Read more →


Six months ago today, my 86-year-old grandpa died at home on a beautiful early-Spring afternoon. During Grandpa's last ten days, I came to understand that death, just like life, is a miracle. Over and over, I have replayed the simple, now-sacred moments I had spent with Gramps during those last days. Though my grief has lightened, I don’t know that it will ever go away. Read more →