Grieving Isn’t a Spectator Sport

Why do some believe everyone should grieve openly and if you don’t, then you are cold and uncaring? When did my grief become a spectator sport? As individuals with individual emotions, we grieve differently. Some are pressured into grieving according to the terms of others. Why? Because some people aren’t comfortable being in tune with…

Saying ‘Goodbye’ to My Daddy

Daddy, Today, I say, ‘goodbye’ to you while you still have breath. Your lungs are failing you and cancer has invaded every cell in your body. You no longer eat nor drink. You are preparing to transition. Family members told me you kept calling the nurse by my name. When I arrived early Friday morning,…