Category Archives: Grief

I Am the Storm

Fate whispers to the warrior, “You cannot withstand the storm”. The warrior whispers back, “I am the storm”. My Johnny fought the battle for a very long time, but even the strongest, bravest warrior tires.  Now I am fighting the … Continue reading

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You Have to Get Through It…

  You have to get through it, knowing that you will never get over it. *************************************** In memory of my beloved husband John Kelly Snyder… 20 Sept 1956 – 21 Oct 2016. My Johnny was a true warrior, fighting demons … Continue reading

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Grief Is Not Linear

Grief is not linear – it doesn’t start strong and taper off over time. Rather, it is like a storm, that grows smaller or larger in the same day, and often within hours. *************************************** In memory of my beloved husband … Continue reading

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Hearts Like Wildflowers

I hope you are blessed with a heart like a wildflower. Strong enough to rise again after being trampled upon, tough enough to weather the worst of the summer storms, and able to grow and flourish even in the most … Continue reading

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All The Art of Living….

All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on. — Havelock Ellis *************************************** In memory of my beloved husband John Kelly Snyder… 20 Sept 1956 – 21 Oct 2016. My Johnny was a … Continue reading

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The Reality Is That You Will Grieve Forever…

The reality is that you will grieve forever. You will not “get over” the loss of a loved one; you will learn to live with it. You will heal and you will rebuild yourself around the loss you have suffered. … Continue reading

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Expanded Holiday Hours at the Bookstore That Supports The Grief Warrior Project

Heritage Collectibles, Books & Maps is the antiques shop & used bookstore that John and I started two years before he suicided.  It was a dream of his, to have a little shop where he could research cool items, read … Continue reading

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