death

What I Learned About Losing a Step-Child

May 7, 2015
The article “What I Wish More People Understood About Losing a Child” by Paula Stephens caught my attention on my friend's Facebook page the other day. Unfortunately, I know this type of loss...but from the unique and often forgotten perspective of the step-parent. My tendency is to begin with “My husband, Besh, lost his son in 2012 due to a motorbike accident” but what I’d ... Continue reading

Heaven is a Pub

April 14, 2011
Before Dad passed away in 2003, I never really put much thought into what happens ‘afterwards’. I had settled into a nice easy theory that once you die, you go into the ground and that is it. It absolutely amazed me that the instant I heard the news about my Dad, everything changed. My heart instantly started searching for another answer because the one I ... Continue reading