Category Archives: Love

“Fear of Loss”

Fear of Loss After the death of my son Noah I was stricken with the fear of losing another family member, particularly my wife.  Whenever we were not together, I would worry that something bad was going to happen to … Continue reading

Posted in Death of a baby, Death of a Child, Death of parent, Depression, Despair, dog, Emotions, Fear, Friend, Grief, Healing, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Daughter, Loss of a Son, Love, puppy, Scary | 13 Comments

“Daddy is Broken”

The following poem was sent to me today by fellow grieving dad and friend Steven Stuart.  Steven lost his son Colin to SIDS on March 2.  Thank you to Steven for having the courage to write this poem to his son … Continue reading

Posted in Bereaved, Courage, Death of a baby, Death of a Child, Emotions, Grief, Grieving Dads Words, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Son, Love, Pain, Poem, SIDS, Tears | 6 Comments

“Fingerprints”

The following is a poem that was given to me by the author, Tom Krause. Although he is not a grieving father himself, he captured a lot of what I felt after the death of my two babies. I can … Continue reading

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Grief – One Guy’s Experience

The following is an article sent to me by Brian Burton, a fellow grieving dad.  It’s his story and I want to thank him for sharing it with me and the visitors to this blog. Grief – One Guy’s Experience … Continue reading

Posted in Anger, anxiety, Bereaved, Compassion, Courage, Death of a baby, Death of a Child, Depression, Emotions, Grief, Grieving Dads Words, Healing, Hope, Life Lessons, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Daughter, Love, Stillbirth, Tears | 5 Comments

Sweet Katie

Sweet Katie, I want you to know how much you are loved and missed, especially on this 6th anniversary of your death.  Your mommy and I miss you deeply.  There isn’t a day that I don’t think about you.  You will always … Continue reading

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“Strength to Endure” by Kelly Farley

It’s that time of year again, the time of year when I have to relive the anniversary of the death of my beautiful daughter Katie.  She was born and she died on the very same day, November 12, 2004.  It’s … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversary, anxiety, Compassion, Courage, Crying, Death of a baby, Death of a Child, Emotions, Grieving Dads Words, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Daughter, Love, Miscarriage, Pain, Smile, Stillbirth, Survival, Tears, Trauma | Leave a comment

Live Like You Were Dying

Live Like You Were Dying The  other night Tim McGraw’s 2004 hit song, “Live Like You Were Dying” was playing on the radio.  The song tells the story of a man in his forties who learns that he is dying … Continue reading

Posted in Anger, Bereaved, Bible, Compassion, Death of a Child, Emotions, Friend, Grieving Dads Words, Healing, Inspiration, Life Lessons, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Daughter, Loss of a Son, Love, Pain | 2 Comments