Grief is our lifelong companion on this journey around the sun. There may have been times that you didn’t know that it was there, but when it does appear, you realize that it never left. When you lose someone you … Continue reading Grief, a lifelong companion
When the time comes, will you be ready? When the opportunity to share your story arises, will you speak? Each moment, each day is preparation. Sometimes, we don’t even know the reason we are preparing. We train for the race … Continue reading When the time comes, will you be ready?
I’ve been spending some of my North Carolina evenings shooting hoops, taking advantage of the opportunity to get outside during the winter months. Shooting around was something that I did growing up, but gave up after 9th grade basketball season. … Continue reading When you love something, you don’t quit
By Tracey Lemming In our lives, there will be times when we lose pieces of our puzzle. We know that our world won’t ever be the same again. One by one, we put the pieces back together. But, it looks … Continue reading Imperfect Pieces
By Tracey Lemming For me, what hurts the most about losing the ones that I love is no longer being able to communicate with them in this physical world. At least not in the way that I want and expect … Continue reading What hurts the most
By Tracey Lemming Lately, the chorus from Katy Perry’s “Part of Me” has been coming to my mind, over and over again. “This is the part of me, that you’re never gonna ever take away from me.” You know it, … Continue reading The part of me
Written by Tracey Lemming If grief had a checklist, I’d be done. Marking off all of the items, and moving on. Going through the 5 stages of grief (denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance) all in the same day. Ready … Continue reading If grief had a checklist
Have you ever been the one who first hears your friend’s tragic news? Maybe they call you, maybe they show up at your door. How do you react? I’ve been the one who first heard of the tragedy when my … Continue reading At that moment