The skies may seen grey when we experience loss. We can use our memories to see blue through the pain.
I can't believe this was 5 years ago this summer. I took my children on a vacation through Florida and this happened at a hotel pool. I knew this type of thing happens, I just didn't know it could happen in Florida of all places.
"Dad, are you busy right now?" I could hear a strain in her voice, but wasn't sure about. "The neighbor's dog jumped of the fence and attacked Kitty. Kitty's dead."
**Note to readers: this post is about the loss of a child and may be difficult for some readers. It has taken me over 12 years to get to the point where I could write this. It has taken so long because, in some ways, I have acted like this did not happen. Unfortunately, it … Continue reading The Yellow Rose
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