Category Archives: Time

“Dragonflies – Revisited” by Kelly Farley

I recently received an email from a grieving mom telling me what her husband had been dealing with as a result of losing their infant child in March of this year (2015).  She went on to tell me that “she … Continue reading

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“Reflection” by Kelly Farley

Reflection It’s that time of year where many of us do some personal reflection.  Many people like to spend time looking over the last year, in this case it’s 2012.  Looking back over how your life has changed or has … Continue reading

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“Anniversaries”

    “Anniversaries” This past Saturday, November 12th, marked the 7year anniversary of losing my sweet daughter Katie.  Not sure what happened to the last 7 years, but they’ve managed to slip away.  I know many of you that follow … Continue reading

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“Dragonflies”

“Dragonflies” It must have been a couple of weeks after the death of my son Noah when I first noticed the dragonflies.  It was mid-June 2006 and I had already been off work for several weeks.  I had called my … Continue reading

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“Cleaning Out My Closet”

This past weekend I was putting some clean laundry away in my closet and I noticed a couple of the tee shirts I use for working out were starting to look worn out.  I had just recently bought a couple … Continue reading

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“Cleaning Out My Closet”

This past weekend I was putting some clean laundry away in my closet and I noticed a couple of the tee shirts I use for working out were starting to look worn out.  I had just recently bought a couple … Continue reading

Posted in Bereaved, Death of a baby, Death of a Child, Dreams, Grief, Grieving Dads Words, Healing, Hope, Inspiration, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Daughter, Loss of a Son, Miscarriage, SIDS, Stillbirth, Time, Words of Encouragement | 13 Comments

“Father’s Day” by Joe Dambach

Father’s Day Written by Joe Dambach (2011) “The parent child relationship never ends. A mother or father will always remain a parent regardless of the age of the child at the time of death or the reason the child is … Continue reading

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“Exhausting”

This post is a continuation of my generated list of 30 words that could be used to describe grief. Obviously this list relates to my experience with grief, so I am interested to see if anyone else can relate with … Continue reading

Posted in Bereaved, Death of a baby, Death of a Child, Depression, Devastation, Emotions, Exhausting, Fear, Grief, Grieving Dads Words, Healing, Hope, Inspiration, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Daughter, Loss of a Son, Pain, Profound Life Experience, Time, Words of Encouragement | 13 Comments

“Exhausting”

This post is a continuation of my generated list of 30 words that could be used to describe grief. Obviously this list relates to my experience with grief, so I am interested to see if anyone else can relate with … Continue reading

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“Journey Towards Fathers Day”

A Journey Towards Father’s Day It’s that time of year again, a time for renewal.  It’s time to say goodbye to the dark, gray, cold days of winter and hello to spring.  In late February/early March I start to search … Continue reading

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