Category: grief

Grief Sings

I sing when the horn of victory is too faint with grief to hear. May belief be the miracle in my melody, and others hear the harmony of heaven.

Empty Play

Weekly Challenge: Opposites/Dissidence I was struck by the quiet stillness of a place usually bursting with sound and movement. All photos are shot with my Cyber-Shot DSC-H20.     A bike ride and morning of photography helped to clear some of the heartache.

Grief Clock

Matthew 4:Matthew 4:11 Then the devil left Him, and angels came and ministered to Him. Luke 22…42“Father, if You are willing, take this cup from Me. Yet not My will, but Yours be done.” 43Then an angel from heaven appeared to Him and strengthened…

Fireworks in my Grief

Today is my wedding anniversary. Losing Jonathan on the 1st could have overshadowed our anniversary if we had not been intentional about turning our pages from the beginning. Each year brings new delights for our anniversary because we took those first painful steps to…

How Can I Keep From Singing (Reworked)

My brother reworked the hymn “How Can I Keep From Singing” to honor and remember his nephew Jonathan. It mostly draws from Unitarian and Christian versions, with a couple of lines written by my brother. My life flows on in endless song Above earth’s…

Grief Tug-of-War

Grief is two lovers yanking you in opposite directions. The Past, pulls out his photo albums showing off his plump family of memories. Inviting you to warm yourself by the faded fires of yesterday; still snapping and popping in your mind, until you realize that you are freezing to death . . ….

The Importance of Laughter in Grief

It is so vital to our wellbeing to laugh! I believe that God in heaven laughs. He named Isaac (laughter) because Sarah thought it was impossible for her to be pregnant. I believe that he takes joy in us, and laughs deeply. Can you…