All I know About Grief and Sadness

I have been thinking about the way grief has moved into my life, a permanent, unwanted resident. I have been trying to figure out daily how to navigate life with this new occupant who, whether I want to accept it or not, has decided to stay. I have been leaning hard on faith, which, inContinue reading “All I know About Grief and Sadness”

When You Kill A Spider In Your Daughter’s Room at Eleven PM

This morning I woke up to the date which marks the second anniversary of our daughter Katherine’s death. How is it that such a date can be spoken of as an anniversary? This I cannot answer, but only acknowledge. And as I sat wondering what I wanted to do in the many ways I wantContinue reading “When You Kill A Spider In Your Daughter’s Room at Eleven PM”

Jesus, Be My Contentment

Did you know American poet Walt Whitman revised his book Leaves of Grass as many as 12 times? “He added new poems, named or renamed old ones, and, until 1881, repeatedly regrouped them. He developed the typography, appended annexes, reworded lines, and changed punctuation, making each edition unique.” (Source: Library of Congress) This is suchContinue reading “Jesus, Be My Contentment”