Thoughts from the Blog

reiki

Hope is Everything

1 year and 7 days since I went to the store and bought English muffins for my mom, because she just had to have one for breakfast. 1 year and 6

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Sculpture by Caito Stewart

I Am Home, And I Am An Artist

I am an artist. Believe it or not, it only took me 34 years to be able to say these words out loud, without crying, and still maintain eye contact. I know, pretty incredible, right?

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In Memory

Funerals and COVID

My friend passed away last year. Nobody saw it coming. He was just hitting the midpoint of his life. It was an unfinished story with loose ends that will never be

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Grief Train

E-mail from The Grief Train

            Dear Russ,                         In our writing workshop just now, you commented on our friend Jamie’s essay, in which she explores her pain at the loss of her young daughter. “Get off the

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Blue Butterflies

To Catch a Butterfly

June 9, 2020 2:00 PM Leaning my back on the chair, I stared at the assignments I ought to do for my volunteering. A heavy sigh escaped through my cracked lips.

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When Your Abuser Dies

When Your Abuser Dies

This video was recorded on June 25, 2020, as part of the Reimagine: Life, Loss, & Love Worldwide Virtual Festival. View the video here. With the global pandemic of COVID-19 sweeping

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Fatherless Father's Day

Fatherless Father’s Day

Fatherless Father’s Day was recorded for Reimagine: Life, Loss & Love, a Worldwide Virtual Festival on June 20, 2020. It is co-presented by Grief Dialogues and the Karuna Project. Watch the

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