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Today we have a pair of photographs taken by photographer, Patricia Sherwood.  Like many photographers, she lets the photos speak for themselves.  Personally, I think they tell a familiar story about a struggle that many grieving people grapple with. “Sadness keeps coming for me.” “Looking for the light through the fog of my sadness.” If you’d like …

“Hope springs eternal in the human breast; Man never Is, but always To be blest. The soul, uneasy, and confin’d from home,  Rests and expatiates in a life to come.” ~Alexander Pope, An Essay on Man It finally feels like spring in the Mid-Atlantic states. Truthfully, there were few days in the middle of winter when it actually felt …

During the month of March, we challenged you to take photos of grief weeds and wildflowers. I think our exact words were…. “Reminders of your loved one and your grief grow all around you.  Some of these reminders are like pretty wildflowers, bringing you closer to your loved one or providing you with a sense of …

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Wildflowers are flowers that grow in the wild. Some green-thumbed gardener doesn’t intentionally plant them; rather they sprout from the seeds of other flowers. Anyone who’s ever passed by a wildflower meadow on a perfectly warm spring evening knows that these flowers are beautiful. What is lesser known about wildflowers is that they are an important and necessary part of our …

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I’m sure you’re aware that it’s February. February is a month – the second month of the year to be exact. Some years it has 28 days, other years it has 29, which annoys me.  It’s Black History Month, it’s the month in which Ground Hog Day occurs, and, for those of you who are grieving, …