Tag Archives: baby

This Bitter Shore

There are many hard losses in this world; losing a baby has to be among the hardest. How critical in this the love of family, the caring of friends, the sharing of sorrow and the hope of resurrection. Continue reading

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Of Paradox and Pleasure

Isn’t it amazing how something that happened years ago seems like yesterday and something last week seems years ago already? Continue reading

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Miscarriage

But how, then,

do we ease the pain of the loss

of the un-named child?
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Elijah Daniel Switzer

I hold Daniel a while longer, caressing him and these few moments, looking at him and cradling him in ways that my father never held my children. Continue reading

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