A Thousand Winds That Blow (Wordless Wednesday)

Do not stand at my grave and weep I am not there; I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blow, I am the diamond glints on snow, I am the sun on ripened grain, I am the gentle autumn rain. When you awaken in the morning's hush I am the swift uplifting …

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Finding Hope Through Writing About Loss

Have you ever lost an animal companion so suddenly and unexpectedly that you struggled to come to terms with it for weeks, months, or even years? If you follow this blog, chances are you view your pets as part of the family, just like I do. I'd like to tell you about my experience of healing …

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Our Beloveds Never Really Say Goodbye.

The images below speak louder than words. They resonate because they are True. The ones we love have not left us. They did not leave us behind.One of the most difficult challenges in life is saying goodbye to a beloved.But goodbye is not forever.In our Cherokee language, there is no actual word for "goodbye"; this …

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