“I would not move forward if it meant leaving Emmy behind. I don’t know how anyone can pretend a child never existed, take down their pictures, remove their things…No, I do not leave her behind and move on, I move forward, with all 5 children – one running a bit ahead¦ just out of sight.”
~from Today ~ Moving Forward 2/16/08
My Free ebook Devotional for Grieving Families
Grief Posts You Should Read
A Beautiful Mess – How God can bring beauty from the ashes of your grief
Thoughts from a Grieving Mother
What We Share as Husbands and Wives – Avoiding divorce
Remembering – There comes a time when you remember with smiles instead of tears
When the Roller Coaster Begins to Slow – Grief is not a ride that ends
An Emotional Day ~ A Changing Me – Will I ever be ME again?
Going Back – Revisiting the place where my daughter died
A Day to “Celebrate” – Learning to celebrate again
Never Quite Right – Someone is always missing
Fear – The fear that follows grief
Grieving on Purpose – Sometimes you choose when you grieve
Is There Anything Worse Than This?
The Selfish Side of Grief – Weight gain, bankruptcy, divorce are all symptoms of this
Lord, hold my child close to You,
And if You will, I plea,
That as You hold her close to You,
She remember when I held her close to me.
~from Out of the Mouths of Babes 3/3/08
Links to Grief Resources:
See Emily’s Memory Box from this ministry.