Our Story Continues On

It seems like we are in the exact same place that we have been since grief first entered our lives nearly five years ago but that’s not entirely true. It is similar but different because with each new life is a person – an unrepeatable, unique person – with a story to share. Similar to my struggle to write about Continue Reading →

The Ultimate Gift

The Season of Advent is quickly coming to a close. Last Sunday, Rex gave a talk at our parish for an event called XLT. XLT is short for “exalt”, which means to highly praise. The night started off with a couple praise and worship songs. Then following Rex’s talk, our pastor processed in with the Blessed Sacrament for a time Continue Reading →

Easter brings Hope and Grace… Marian Grace

Where do I even begin? There isn’t a perfect starting point, so I’ll just jump right in. I have written, deleted and rewritten this blog countless times and still can’t seem to find the right words to translate what my heart is going through. I’m at a loss for words. It is a never-ending, short-lived springboard of emotions that are Continue Reading →

Always Remember

Most people recognize October as Breast Cancer Awareness month, but since the 1980’s it has also been Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness. October 15 is the International day to remember those who have suffered the loss of a child through miscarriage or infant death by lighting a memorial candle at 7pm creating a Wave of Light in the darkness of the loss and grief. I first heard about Continue Reading →

Defining Question

Several weeks ago I wrote about the dreaded question but today’s story is about a defining question. I’ll take you back to a warm, crisp, blue skies kind of July day: invitations had been sent, flowers were in place, dresses were steamed; make up and hair were done; cameras were ready; guests were beginning to arrive. Months upon months of Continue Reading →