And the Day Comes

And the Day Comes

The Hickman family today I have been dreading this day for a few years. Very strange you may say. What makes this day, April 2, 2017, different from any other? This is the day that Tim will have been dead longer than he lived. Very strange, I even say to myself. It’s...
Grief didn’t know it was a holiday

Grief didn’t know it was a holiday

  (Posted on December 13, 2016) There are various days during the year that society calls a ‘holiday’ – like the upcoming season, mostly called Christmas even by those who do not recognize it as a religious day. For many, the planning for this Christmas season...
Helping children grieve

Helping children grieve

(Posted on November 29, 2016) When you have children you want to protect them. Protect them from harm and any pain. We can’t help but want to make everything okay. The hurt to us as adults is almost unbearable when there are things that we cannot protect them from....
Heart poems: Mind wanting more

Heart poems: Mind wanting more

In  her blog Heart Poems, counselling therapist Jan Falls shares poems that have touched her deeply.  She writes “A gift is meant to be shared, given away to the larger world. These [poems] are gifts I have received that I want to pass on to you. Sometimes doors open...