Friends, Can we talk? I’ve gotten some criticism recently, that I’m grieving improperly. That I may be sharing (or exploiting) my separation & divorce to gain some social media momentum. This criticism also said that grief is a quiet journey, not to be made public. I would like to publicly respond to this, as IContinue reading “Thoughts on How to Grieve”
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A blessing for when everything hurts at Christmas.
I’ve been taking lots of social media breaks for my self care lately. I think we all crave genuine connection, and sometimes social media only makes us feel isolated, especially during difficult times. This blessing has been on my heart to share for a little while. I know Christmas is hard for so many people,Continue reading “A blessing for when everything hurts at Christmas.”
There’s no one way to grieve. There’s no one way to walk through a separation or divorce. I’ve had to feel my way through this fog as best I can, not really knowing what I’m doing. But I’m trying to listen… listen hard. Because there are deep soul things to learn, buried in this fogContinue reading “Grieve Forward.”
The Season for Grief
If ever there was a “right” season to grieve and feel immense change in your life – Fall is the perfect one. Whether I’m out on my bike, or walking with a friend, the profound beauty of this season speaks to me. “Look at our colours!” The leaves exclaim. ”Change can be beautiful. And it’sContinue reading “The Season for Grief”
A Blessing for when Christmas is so heavy.
I was having a bath late last night, well past everyone going to bed. Sometimes it’s my favourite place to write, to dream… to feel. The Christmas season brings up so many things, for so many people, including myself. I’m feeling a lot of heaviness with the world, with my friends, with life. It canContinue reading “A Blessing for when Christmas is so heavy.”
Speaking in two places at once!
Thanks to pre-recording my messages, I was able to speak at two churches today! (Thanks technology!) The first was at Harcourt Memorial United Church in Guelph, Ontario, for their Affirming Sunday Service! With everything going on, it felt most appropriate to share about the challenge of balancing both grief & joy. My message is aboutContinue reading “Speaking in two places at once!”