Even though this house hasn’t been hers for at least five years, my grandma’s old house still awakens memories deep inside of me.
I remember the family dinners and her tiny cocker spaniel. Most of my fondest childhood memories are from my grandma’s old house.Dylan Brown
Tending to a Broken Heart: Surviving Grief at the Holidays People say, “I can’t imagine.“ But then they do. They think that missing a dead child is like missing your kid at college or on the mission field but harder and longer. That’s not it at all. It isn’t nostalgia for a time when things…Keep reading
Surviving Your Child’s Suicide Marcia Gelman Resnick wrote “How I Survived the Suicide of My Son: 15 Tips for Grieving Parents” in 2019, 20 years after losing her son to suicide. She shares her experience surviving the suicide of her son alongside 15 tips that may be helpful to other parents grieving the loss of…Keep reading
All death unsettles us, but suicide… brings with it an ache, a chaos, a darkness, and a stigma that has to be experienced to be believed. Ronald Rolheiser Struggling to Understand Suicide Ronald Rolheiser writes a great deal about the suicide. He lends an understanding and spiritual perspective to suicide, and in so doing, removes…Keep reading
For Here Now I Stay These dark, incessant droning on of days, months, years, and most sadly of all, a lifetime, more so carve in us (should we choose and choose we must, for grief is not so clearly delineated in its outcome), a strange capacity to integrate both a lesser joy and a deep…Keep reading
If You’ve Lost a Child to Suicide… These Resources May Be Helpful Few things can so devastate us as the suicide of a loved one, especially of one’s own child. Fr Ron Rolheiser Seven Resources for Support If you are having thoughts of suicide, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 988. (Or 1-800-273-8255 (TALK).…Keep reading
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