God’s Eye View

I like plans. So I like road maps, graphs and charts. So when there are trials I want a step by step plan to follow to heal. But when I can’t find one I figure I have three choices. Give up. Continue on my own way. Or trust God and step back. It’s never viable…

What I learned about Mother’s Day after losing our son.

You might ask…how can not having as many gifts or cards help you get through Mother’s Day? Wouldn’t it be the hardest day of the year for you? All those memories and emotions. And seeing all the families at the restaurants with multiple generations of mothers with balloons and gifts, love and laughter. Yes…yes it…

When to get rid of his Dream Car…when he is gone.

It seems to me that no one is an expert in anything. Yet as any author will tell you. We do tend to be of an observant breed. And how does this help unless we share with you what we observe? So on Facebook the other day I couldn’t help but notice that a friend…

Own It!

In the few interviews I’ve given they always ask what my secret is to getting past the death of our son. I always seem to come up with something brilliant, after the interview is over. I did use “own it” once though. But what does that look like? Well, as of yesterday my publicity campaign…

The first year of firsts without a loved one.

We all remember our firsts. Our first date. Our first roller coaster ride. Our first “A” on a report card. Nothing sears in our memory like the first time of anything. And then someone hit the reverse button, and we’ve lost someone dear to us. And now every event is a first without a loved…