I am going to stay present in my life so I can stay out of denial and stay in reality. I need to care for myself. That will give me Peace and Hope. When I care for myself, I will have something to give to others.
Wrapping up this mini-series called Family Matters, I am drawn to reflect about my Mother. The previous post was about Community. Part of one’s community can be family members. I have asked myself, how am I doing personally and how am I doing as a daughter and sister when it comes to caring for my Mother? […]
This week I want to focus on how my parent’s community wrapped their arms around my family when they found out about my dad’s hospitalization and subsequent death. It was hard for my parent’s tight-knit community to not notice when the ambulance pulled into my parent’s driveway.
This will be my first Father’s Day without my dad. I know I am not alone in this experience. There are many of you grieving in some way having to do with your father.