Tag Archives: families dealing with grief

Lost and Found: AfterTalk Inspirational 7.6.17

LOST AND FOUND Peggy Amler, 2017 I have lost my way. Awakening alone. Going through the motions of beginning the day. Going through the e-motions of beginning the day. My Love is not next to me. No one to talk with. Memories and tears abound. Tears cease that I might eat breakfast. Breakfast is done.

Continue reading

Love, Loss and What Comes Next: AfterTalk Inspirational 6.1.17

Love, Loss and What Comes Next   “Table for Three” By Philip Galanes, May 13, 2017 The New York Times “When I meet a woman wearing a ring on a chain around her neck, I know immediately: member of the club,” Sheryl Sandberg said. “I never noticed before.” That club in question would be the unenviable

Continue reading

As Long As You Remember: AfterTalk Inspirational 5.25.17

As Long as You Remember He said sadly, I have a hole in my heart I said, I know He said, It feels like a piece of me is missing I said, Me too He said, She’ll never get to know my daughter See her grow up like she did with yours I said, She

Continue reading

Losing a Loved one…AfterTalk Inspirational Weekly: 3.9.17

Losing a Loved One to a Rare Disease My daughter died of ectopia cordis. My husband and I learned about this birth defect around eighteen weeks into the pregnancy, and we also learned that it meant our daughter’s heart was growing outside her chest. Do you know how rare ectopia cordis is? An estimated 1

Continue reading

Children Don’t Always Live:Inspirational Quote 11.17.16

Children Don’t Always Live “Children Don’t Always Live” is a powerful and poignant essay by Jason Greene about the accidental death of his daughter. More than three years later he and his wife had a baby boy. Bringing children into this world is sufficiently terrifying, but this is amplified after the loss of one. Mr.

Continue reading