Barnie the dog, & a reflection on the future of grief.

Seeing the way to a future when you’re living with loss.–A reflection inspired by my daughter Catherine’s dog named Barnie.


The pausing of grief

I wrote about the relentless waves of grief in my book, but as ever, there is another side. Waves move incessantly, but they not only push forward, but sometimes they draw back. Sometimes the wind and unseen forces drive the waves so they crash  loudly foaming on the shore. Other times they arrive at the…

Grieving multiple losses

A post dedicated to those who might be feeling confused and even overwhelmed as they struggle to the navigate the journey through grief following multiple losses.   Recently I attended a general memorial service at a church. This was primarily for those who had lost a loved one in the past 2 years, although others…