Reflections

By Maria Derminio Grieving death of a vision a vision of motherhood dreams, hopes, expectations of how I wanted it to be a vision of perfection Acceptance different from the plan different expectations...

Love Never Fails

By Rachel Schroeder Once upon a time, I listened to a generous impulse and ended up feeling a little foolish. I tried to help someone who was grieving, and my help was not exactly the help this person needed, ...

Grief’s Space

By Sarah Humphrey Grief, grief, the garment of grief Which holds my heart in its hands How long to stay To feel its slay Yet comfort in its plans Grief has been a beautiful and brutal portion of my life. ...

The Comforter

By Esther Gallagher The  d-word - - depression.  Who doesn’t have depression or know someone suffering from it? Maybe you’re genetically predisposed to it, or someone you love is situationally depressed as a r...

Permission To Grieve

By Jennifer Stamps Empathy. It’s the ability to feel what others are feeling. The good, the bad, the ugly. All of it. As I write this, it’s only been a few days since the Parkland shooting. I vowed to learn ...

Letting Go Of Your Dreams

By Jess Williams “Whoa, whoa, whoa Jess. Let go of my dreams? Say what?” Is that what you’re thinking at first glance at my title? I know, I wrote it down and immediately felt the same way. But yes, I am sugg...

Do Small Things With Great Love

By Jennifer Stamps When you see a problem, then are immediately presented with a solution, it becomes too easy not to make a difference. That’s how I felt when I learned about Nourish the Children – an initiat...

Happy Halloween

Hey all! It's Jess here! Just checking in, saying hi. Happy Halloween! I love the holidays and all that it brings. I'm aware that this is the beginning of a season that isn't happy for everyone. It isn't ...