Special Needs, Special Prayers

I had a friend years ago who I would walk with. She was about twenty-five years older than I was. She had a special needs daughter ten years younger than me, her youngest of six. Her daughter would always need her help, would always live with them. We were walking through the neighborhood one day.…

Missing Him

Yesterday I wrote I think I’m done writing about grief all the time. I no longer want to make Grief the main topic of my thoughts or writing. After reading many comments on my blog, Facebook, and private messages, I want to clarify something. When our son died I said, “I will grieve his loss…

Am I Done?

Today a friend posted about her grieving process that first year. She had a kind of routine she did each morning. It helped her grieve. Then one day she stopped. Just like that. She was done with that routine. It wasn’t what she needed any more. I have other friends who four, five, or ten…

Bereaved Fathers Day

Today is international Bereaved Fathers Day. Dads hurt and mourn as much as moms, but they often don’t show it. Nor do they get the support moms do. If you’re a dad who has experienced the death of your child of any age for any cause, please know I’m praying for you today. And please…