Tag Archives: Death

Life Detours

Diagnosis:  deteriorating. Deep breath in, one, two, three Exhale out, equally. Gently stretch, don’t push into pain. Life is not a competition. Be kind to yourself. Prognosis: death unto life. Inhalation, exhalation, one will be your last. Be ready to … Continue reading

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Still Life

Just be still…… the same wind that flutters through the chime inciting tubular hymns lifts the leaves from the trees to flutter down in their cycle of life that looks like death for awhile. robin, 2013

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Wonderment

The expert called him a miracle, his practiced eyes reflecting amazement with a splash of bewilderment. His attitude is altering mine; a realignment of mental and tangible priorities, a reminder that it’s God’s power. No man can give or take … Continue reading

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Widow Watch

When the widow weeps, there is no right or wrong way, there is no designated time for grief to run its jagged course. There is not enough compassion to ease the pain of loss but only gentle touches to assure … Continue reading

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Grief of Loss

To lose one of our precious ones wrinkles our dreams, wrings our emotions, wrenches our gut, wraps our mobility, wracks our nerves, wrangles our perception, wrestles our reason, and wrecks our resolve. ©robin, 2013 The Hope: While we mourn in … Continue reading

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GONE AHEAD

The dynamics of life are ever changing and the recent loss of a life has impacted many. My dentist of thirty-five plus years has left the sufferings of cancer behind him. Dr. Klenotic was a kind man and a gentle … Continue reading

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JOINING & PARTING

This week I am involved with the initial wedding plans for K & K, and I am also preparing to attend a friend’s funeral.  It seems these events are at opposite ends of reality’s spectrum but not really.  Life on … Continue reading

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