Welcome to My Forever Son

Explore the Chronicles
Read Chronicles Blog Now

White Daffodils with Bright Yellow Centers in Spring
Daffodils in Spring

Help, Hope, Healing After Suicide Loss: Support, Books, Resources

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).…

Continue reading
Close up photograph of single yellow rose in full bloom on a trellis
Yellow Rose in Full Bloom

Rising Up-Because Love Lives Forever

Rising Up because… Love lives forever. My son lives yet still. I will be with Dylan again. As long I live, Dylan lives too. Dylan lives on through all that I am. Dylan’s voice is now my own. Beth Brown, My Forever Son Rising Up because… I will not let the world forget my son…

Continue reading
Lullaby for My Son
Lullaby for My Son

A Song About Losing My Child-Lullaby for Dylan

A Lullaby for My Son I wrote and recorded this song, “My Child Above (In Heaven’s Care) for my son Dylan. I’ve written 18 songs altogether about losing my son to suicide. Each song is born from a grief too deep for expression in any language save music. “My Child Above (In Heaven’s Care” is…

Continue reading

Why? After the Suicide of My Son-A Mother Remembers

I Will Seek Until I Find You And where will you run when arms reach (but you’re not mine) When I can feel still so strongly (holding you still in my arms) From here frantic I search wildly (but cannot ever now find) Little one in pictures (trying hard for one so young) Standing, but…

Continue reading

From Sorrow to Joy : How Pain Colors Loss

Choose Hope It’s on my refrigerator door–a small, rectangular magnet wedged between a “Choose Hope” magnet and a photograph of my son. The image on the magnet startles. Think Edvard Munch crossed with Vincent Van Gogh. An image depicting a bit of both artists: the sheer starkness of Munch’s scream on a yellow-splashed figure with…

Continue reading
Beth Brown

About Me

Hi, I’m Beth. Join me here at My Forever Son for deep reflection about losing my son, Dylan, and Gardens at Effingham, where cats tell delightful stories about their garden adventures. I spend most of my time with Most Beloved in my music studio where I come to write, hole up, play my guitar, & create–art, music, blogs, & books. But this blog holds a special place in my heart because in sharing my story, my son’s story, & the journey back from complete despair to a life filled even sometimes with joy, I hope you, too, will find healing along the way.

Subscribe to My Blog

Get new content delivered directly to your inbox.

a mother's grief after losing her son to suicide Child Loss Coping with Suicide Loss Dylan-my forever son Grief Grief after losing a child grief after losing a child to suicide Guilt after a child's suicide Losing a Child to Suicide Losing My Child to Suicide Mother losing a child My Forever Son my forever son-dylan My Forever Son: Chronicling Grief parent of a suicide parents dealing with grief after teenage suicide poem about child loss poem about losing a child to suicide poems about child death poems about grief poems about losing a child Poems about Losing a Child to Suicide poems about loss of a child poems of love and loss poetry about losing a child Suicide Grief Suicide loss Surviving the Loss of a Child to Suicide Why Suicide?

Purple phlox in bloom is next to a water pond with 2 waterfalls.
My Forever Son

My Forever Son

Explore the Chronicles

Daddy Cat Amongst the Leaves

Loading…

Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s