Tag Archives: sorrow

To Honor Those We Lose

Though none can know the pain
exactly as it feels to you,
they know keenly that you feel it
and the ache they share is true. Continue reading

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A Sharing of Grief

In the aftermath of our greatest tragedies, it is not explanation that is most needed; it is the expression of love in comfort and sharing. Continue reading

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The Sharing of the Centuries

For all of those who have shared, and will continue to share in these expressions of love and mercy, I give thanks. Continue reading

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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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