The meaning of life and death...from a mom's perspective

What can Scott in Spirit teach today?

I am learning that death is teaching more, more, more than…I could have ever imagined… My grief was enormous…my pain even greater than that… Where I found my greatest answers came from a place I knew very little about before Scott died… Spirituality Was it too “woo-woo” as I heard time and time again this last weekend in Portland, Oregon …

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Who is Scott now?

When Scott died…my world was blown apart… His being gone… As his mom…the unknown was too much to take in… Nearly impossible… Where are you Scott??? Are you OK? Are you safe?? Do you see me?? Are you with God?? What is Heaven???? Where is Heaven?? As you read this…you know these questions …and most likely that terror too… I …

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This life has meaning…

This title is brought by Scott…confusing to me in the beginning of our writing… Does it mean my life? My lifetime? Scott’s life? All three he shares… I give so much more time and thought…inner thought to Scott sometimes…writing about who he was, is now…and what all that means to me and for you…as the reader… At times I focus …

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Scott’s death anniversary… May 20… Twenty years…

When the news came that Scott had…d i e d…there was no way to contain or restrain or hold my emotions from screaming out of me. My pain was unleashed…I was unleashed… How then can I be here today…today…and know it has been twenty years since Scott died…left? It seems impossible it could be so many years…until it is here… …

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The day after Mother’s Day…

When I was newly bereaved and for years beyond…I was so afraid of Mother’s Day and what it would bring me emotionally…and physically too. Could I have known that others…like many of you…feel this way too? So silent at times in our pain and grief that we pull back into ourselves and try to shield ourselves from the knowing… That …

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What I’ve learned about planning our lives together…

…and the writing of this blog was also meant to be… Maybe like Billy Fingers and his sister Annie Kagan…in the eye opening book The Afterlife of Billy Fingers. I will always remember the moment when I was told that Scott had chosen me to be his mother… Chosen me to be his mother… Oh wow… Writing that even now …

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