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23 years ago…

To my beautiful, courageous baby sister, 23 years ago on the 11th of June, I became a very proud big sister. I don't remember too much since I was only four and a half, but I do remember how excited I was to finally meet you. I remember mom letting me listen to her belly… Continue reading 23 years ago…

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Why do bad things happen to good people?

I'm sure you've all heard this question (and, perhaps, even asked this question): why do bad things happen to good people? It's so easy to ask this question especially when you see so many good people hurting--young lives lost, miscarriages, divorces, sudden and traumatic losses, loss of a job, and the list just keeps on… Continue reading Why do bad things happen to good people?

The Many Faces of Grief series

The Many Faces of Grief: Introduction (Part 1)

In one of my rehab counseling classes, we have to do an advocacy project: we can advocate for an individual, a group of people, or the profession of rehabilitation counseling. Well, guess which group of people I selected? You guessed it.... people experiencing grief and loss in their life. So, I decided to do a… Continue reading The Many Faces of Grief: Introduction (Part 1)