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by David Hommel Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling into at night. I miss you like hell. – Edna St. Vincent Millay  

by LaNelia Ramette Although it has been seven years since my son died, I still remember how I felt the first year after his death. I didn’t think I would ever see light at the end of the tunnel of grief. When I read an article about using photography as an expression of grief, this photograph I recently …

by Ashley Farrar On October 18, 2014, we lost our mom and uncle in a car accident. On November 18, 2016, we lost our dad suddenly to a stroke. On July 8, 2017, we said goodbye to our family home, where we lived for 35 years. This is a photo of my last moments in …

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 …