Omnipresent Grief

“If it’s true that we generally don’t know how to grieve personal losses with others in community, then we have no context for grieving communal losses–those that are omnipresent.” Photo by Click @MorgueFile Grief is usually associated with a loss due to death. There are other losses we grieve: loss of a marriage, relationship or[…]

Mom Said a Lot

I’m going to share a piece I wrote in my mid-20s. You will see intergenerational wounds, and part of what I have had to work through in my own life. My husband tells me how amazing it is that I’m “so intact and emotionally available given what I came from”.  You’ll likely a recognize a[…]

Miscarriage

I initially posted this in 2014, and readers found it helpful, so I’m sharing it with you again. I have been pregnant seven times. I wanted two children. I have a wonderful son who will be 18 this year. [He’ll be 26 this year!] My last miscarriage was two weeks before I turned 40 (which[…]