Sleep problems and grief

As difficult as it may be to sleep during the first shocking days since a bereavement, problems of disturbed sleep may carry on long through the months and years of grief. Not being able to fall asleep, not being able to stay sleep or having troubled sleep are common. It’s really important to find a…

The poetry of grief: The rose

A poem that expresses hope The rose Near a shady wall a rose once grewBudded and blossomed in God’s free lightWatered and fed by morning dewShedding it’s sweetness by day and night. As it grew and blossomed fair and tallSlowly rising to loftier heightIt came to a crevice in the wallThrough which there shone a…