Hibernation or Isolation?

Share- The text came through for an invitation to coffee from a friend who I had known since my son was five years old. I wanted to see her; yet I was not ready. I felt a need to be “with me” for a while and spend some time becoming acquainted…

Bitter or Better?

Share - My eyes looked down at my menu as I wrestled with what to order. Making even the easiest decisions had become a chore after my eighteen-year-old son’s passing.  A teen that was the age of my son caught my eye as he was sitting at…

Handling Happy and Sad Simultaneously.

  Share - My eyes gazed onto the screen as my eighteen-year-old son’s heart recipient had just written requesting a meeting. I had hoped for the opportunity to meet him, but at the same time, I felt mixed emotions.  I was both happy and…

Soothed By Song

Share - My husband came in and announced that he had purchased an authentic jukebox. My immediate thought was “What in the world! We need new carpet, not a large metal box in our living room." Casey went on to explain that he loved the times…