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I remember your laugh

I remember your laugh

I remember your laugh and your radiating smile, the dark of your hair and the warmth of your hugs that always made me feel like everything was going to be OK. You fought long and hard Mom, the Drs. gave you 3 to 6 months when they

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Your life was just beginning a new journey

Your life was just beginning a new journey

Hello to my son James. 8 yrs have gone by since that horrible day. Dad and I miss you lots. Your life was just beginning a new journey and off you went to meet and be with your maker. Give my mom my dad my mother and

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I give thanks for the fond memories

I give thanks for the fond memories

I have been a psw with                                  for 14 years now and I was proud when my dad asked me to be his power of attorney for health before we realized he

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I take one day at a time now

I take one day at a time now

I lost my husband suddenly on October 27th 2016. Then my dad died November 24th 2016. My family has been on turmoil ever since. No matter how much l try l have someone angry and not speaking to me. I made the best decisions with the professional

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She was my angel and still is

She was my angel and still is

This has been one off the hardest years for me. Not only do you grieve a death off a love one you also grieve over marriage breakups. After 43 years off marriage my husband left me for another woman. My mom passed away. She was my angel

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It is a struggle to get up

It is a struggle to get up

I lost my husband 11 months ago after a short battle with cancer. I miss him so much and I am finding it hard to carry on. My children and grandchildren try there best to help me. But it is the times when I am alone. I

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Today I want to celebrate her life

Today I want to celebrate her life

Today I am reflecting on the life of my mother. I lost her unexpectedly last year at 69 years of age. Often times I find myself drifting into the traumatic experience that was her death but today I want to celebrate her life. I have a little

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Grandpa, I promise I’ll make a great nurse someday

Grandpa, I promise I’ll make a great nurse someday

My Grandfather passed away this year. During the last few years of his life, he lived in a Long Term Care facility. I visited him quite a lot, and each time before I left, he told me that I would make a great nurse. During his final

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You deserved so much better

You deserved so much better

I miss you Greg – my brother. You deserved so much better. I do what I do now because of you.

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I wish I could hug you

I wish I could hug you

Papa Ken, I just want to wish you a happy birthday. I miss you so much and Nanny misses you too. I wish I could hug you one more time.

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