I’m Done

Looking back over my writings the first year after The Accident. I was able to turn towards God and His truth even as I walked through loss. I’m walking through a different kind of loss now. A different kind of trial. This is hard. I can’t. I can’t turn towards God and truth. I can’t…

Hope

Today I am sharing a post about hope. It is not mine. But it could be my story…or yours. Under Reconstruction is an amazing and encouraging blog. You might want to follow it. I do. Karen writes honestly about her battle with depression in a way that gives hope to all of us who have…

Not as Strong as I Look

Melanie is a bereaved mom and fellow member of While We’re Waiting. She’s also a contributing blogger to huffpost.com, a publication that recently invited me to contribute. Her writing is beautiful and she says much of what I feel.  Maybe I’ll stop writing and simply reblog her articles each day.  No matter how tightly I…

Cleaning Out a Closet

My three sons and one of our daughters are home for Christmas. Our third without their brother Andrew. The boys and I just went through his closet. Well, not his closet. He had an apartment that they and my husband cleaned out the day after their brother died. I had gone through and picked out t-shirts…