Tag 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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This Is Not How the Story Is Going To End

At any given moment you have the power to say  This is NOT how the story is going to end. Oh how I love this.  But how do we help those in deep pain to love it, too? *************************************** In … Continue reading

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