Creating space to pause, reflect and share experiences with dying and death

Relationships

Relationships

No mom…I just ate

No mom…I just ate

My mom used to say, “are you hungry Christina?” I’d say, “no mom…I just ate.” She’d say “I’ll put out a few things for us to eat.” After eating the whole plate of food, I’d be full and content. My mom would say “if you bring food…they

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My father died on a Monday

My father died on a Monday

My father died on a Monday. A late in the  

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Miss you all

Miss you all

Dear Maurice, Daniel, Ginny, Mum, Dad… Miss you all.  

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I’ll see you sooner than I thought

I’ll see you sooner than I thought

I miss you mom. Hug dad, uncle Nick and Aunt Assienta. I have a little cancer- so I’ll see you sooner than I thought. Guess I should beware of wishes  

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I still live in the past

I still live in the past

Dad, I’ll never know the relationship we could have had over the last 10 years not speaking. I couldn’t look you in the eye and feel safe anymore after the pain you put me through. Without your apology, I still live in the past. I’ve moved away

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I was not able to let go in the process of grieving

I was not able to let go in the process of grieving

Life shall be full of joy and great memory. I was so painful when I lost my father and brother. These must be the biggest impacts in my life to face sudden losing of two dear men figures. I was not able to let go in the

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I have no regrets over my choice

I have no regrets over my choice

I had chosen to say ‘No’ to set myself free. I chose freedom over your anger. I have no regrets over my choice just wish you loved me as much as I loved my freedom  

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I don’t think I’ll be able to

I don’t think I’ll be able to

I don’t think I’ll be able to handle my parent’s passing.  

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I don’t know how to help him

I don’t know how to help him

I don’t feel like I have dealt with death a lot on a theoretical level I feel like we should be able to talk about death but in practice not so much. My dad specifically has lost and been in need of talking, I don’t know how

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Remembering the lucid, visible moments

Remembering the lucid, visible moments

Made me think of losing parts of my mother to dementia but remembering the lucid, visible, wholesome moments when she was bright and connected with me. Thank you,

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