…Relationship (cont.)

Every time I post on my blog I think, “I’ll post again right away maybe even tomorrow, but for sure by next week.”  Then perfectionism and real time responsibilities step in like soldiers blocking the literal and figurative way to the computer.  Days pass, weeks pass.   Perfectionism and procrastination, really just a fear of failure, …

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He walks with me

I told my mom if someone was writing a blog like this, I would read it. Why?  Why read something so downhearted?  So fixated on one aspect of life? Because I need to acknowledge what I’m going through, and yet I can’t look too closely at the reality.  Just like the wake for my Grandma …

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Weep and Lament

  I can see it now.  They are sitting around together listening to their favorite teacher, mentor, friend.  They are comfortable knowing He is there, He has the answers.  They aren’t always sure what He’s doing or what He’s talking about, but He is a capable leader, one to be trusted, He has led them …

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A Time to Mourn

  I have tried to limit the requirements I make of myself in this grieving process. A few weeks into it, after Jason had gone back to Bolivia, we were talking about how we were handling our emotions, and what we thought we would do in the future.  We are believers in Christ so there …

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Books on Grieving

    I plan to read two books on grieving.  “I Didn’t Know What to Say” by David Knapp was given to my mom.  And a friend recommended “Grieving Forward” and has a copy for me.  But researching grief or discussing the grieving process in meetings with others feels too blunt, too honest for my …

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Easter Sunday

On Saturday March 31st, I was at work when I realized I didn’t think I could go through with Easter Sunday.  Everything concerning graves, death, miracles, Heaven–it’s all a source of mixed pain.  Where was our miracle?  We asked fervently, and more than two or three asked with us.  We spent four weeks and five …

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