Years After a Loss: Is it okay to remember? To still cry?
“The pain never really goes away,” said most of the people I know who have lost a loved one, moreso those who have lost a child. A good percentage of you stumble upon my site looking for encouragement through a trying time in life, particularly through a season of grief. So, does the pain never really…
#wGcbHd Updates: Paperback, YouVersion Devotional
Good news and bad news from last week on #wGcbHd. Plus, what is the best book a grieving person can read?
The Cover Story
People who I’ve had the privilege of working with know that I’m pretty deliberate with almost everything (yup, #4 theme in Strengths Finder). My colleagues probably get tired of me asking them what’s the purpose or what’s the goal before giving my two cents on things. So let me share with you here the story…
One Rainbow Baby On The Way!
On February 2016, days after I started blogging about the loss of our first child, an acquaintance from church got in touch with me. That time, it was almost 2 years since her and her husband lost their firstborn due to the same rare condition we lost ours.
The Underground Club
After more than a year from the time we lost our first child, I had a conversation with someone who has gone through a similar heart-shattering moment. I did meet some who had similar experiences and I greatly appreciate their wisdom, but theirs happened way back. It has only been around two months since our dear Berea…
Bible Verses for Seasons of Mourning
It’s been a very busy time for our pastors ministering at memorial services. It’s a season when people we know, and some of them very dear friends, are going through a time of grief. Sharing some of the many bible verses that helped me through my season of mourning when Berea Dannielle, our first daughter, passed away…
Interesting how some normal questions have become somewhat trick questions to us, and to other parents who have experienced something similar. “If you’re a mom, I’d like you to stand up,” the preacher said.