Tag Archives: courage

The Around and Around of Grief

I’m angry. Its early morning and I open my eyes to a foggy grayness that I sometimes sense inside my head. But not today. Today I wake up instantly alert… and angry. I feel the anger in my ribs as … Continue reading

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Losing her Over and Over Again

I sit at the traffic light watching the young girl in black stretch pants and sneakers cross the road with her mom. She has hair which almost reaches down to her waist. Some would call it blonde. To me it … Continue reading

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A Single Candle

During her last hospital stay I pinned this picture of the Buddha on the wall opposite Jesi’s bed every time we changed rooms. And with five or six moves back and forth between the transplant ward and the ICU, Buddha, … Continue reading

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