Category Archives: grief

Walking With You: Mirror, Mirror ~ the comparison trap

My post for this week is up here. Sorry for the split blogger personality thing I’m doing these days! Some day I’ll figure out where I’m going to write and stay there…maybe.

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Walking with You: Overcoming Grief ~ Embracing Joy

One area so many mothers struggle with is guilt, especially those who experience the loss of a baby/child. We want to address this struggle in this post. It will help mothers quietly battling guilt for living life and experiencing joy … Continue reading

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When its hard to breathe

It astounds me how I can go from feeling ok, even feeling good and ready to give to others into deep, overwhelming sorrow so intense I can hardly breathe in an instant. The past few weeks I’ve taken a lot … Continue reading

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About Grief

Grief is not a disorder, a disease or a sign of weakness. It is an emotional, physical, and spiritual necessity, the price you pay for love. The only cure for grief is to grieve. -Earl Grollman “There are three needs … Continue reading

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The hurt and the Healer

I posted this on our family blog somesmiths.wordpress.com earlier today, but thought I’d post it here as well…deeper thoughts regarding the song I posted this week. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ There is a song by Mercy Me by this title that has gotten … Continue reading

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