Life lessons on loss and relationships after divorce.
As information continues to roll in on the devastation from Hurricane Sandy, I couldn’t help but think about the magnitude of the loss that so many are facing. Loss that may hit after the initial shock of the events of this week. I cannot imagine what it would be like to lose everything – the […]
When friendships are strained by grief and loss.
Last evening I wrote in the quiet. I watched a movie on cable. I read, then wrote some more. And settled slowly into a rhythm of 24 hours of silence. Strangely peaceful silence. Everything in me unwinds, finally, after a week of being on my own, in this observation of an hour of silence, and […]
The voice startled him. “I have bad news,” he said. This, in the wake of the recent loss of his sister, and a friend, and another battling a life-threatening illness. He must have felt his entire body stiffen at those words, though they were uttered by a waiter in a family restaurant, on the first […]