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The Aftermath of Suicide

There are many tragedies in this world and few departings from it that do not involve at least some degree of sorrow and sadness. Even when we can see the release that death brings from some long lingering disease, we … Continue reading

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Comfort

I have seen close enough
the long aching pain
the death of a child brings a mother. Continue reading

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A Difficult Phrasing

We live in a world of both blessing and cursing. Joy and heartache often tumble in on each other. One grandchild is born, another, yet unborn, dies. Continue reading

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Silent Son

You knew as soon as she told you
about the cramps,
the spotting,
the pain of brokenness
below her belly,
that something was wrong.
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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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