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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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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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You Never Know the Impact You Have On Someone

  I just received an email from the grandmother of one of John’s employees… she had sent two previous handwritten letters telling me what a positive impact John had had on her grandson, and how much that grandson had learned … Continue reading

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Throwing Out the Dead Flowers

  I just now finally threw out the floral arrangements left over from John’s Celebration of Life here at the house…. I hadn’t moved them in the past 2.5 months; they just sat where they’d been placed and slowly dried … Continue reading

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Unbearable Loneliness

I have never been lonely in my life – until now. I had never understood loneliness or how it can eat people up.  I’ve always been so busy with work, dozens of projects in process, and a constant pile of thoughts … Continue reading

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