Monthly Archives: July 2014

Back in this holy space

I went to a wedding tonight. I was a witness, and a participant in the ceremony. It was a beautiful evening, filled with of laughter and so much happiness. (And cake. Really, really good cake.) It was held in the … Continue reading

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Sometimes

At times,  my only coping mechanism is to fantasize that  none of what happened is real,  that he’s moved out, demanded a divorce,  and that he’s out there somewhere, living the life that he always wanted.

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Griefbabies

One week and one day ago, the boys and I lost a very good friend. One of my best friends lost her husband. A car accident took him instantly. Jerry was here, and then he was gone. Not a week … Continue reading

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How to forgive

If someone loves you and wants to marry you, and wants to read this to you at the wedding . . Let him. Be wowed. Be in awe of your good fortune. Be thankful. Be generous in praise and for … Continue reading

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Gripped

When you feel like it was all   some   dream When you feel untethered         to anything When you feel uncertain of what was When you feel lonely and endangered When you feel nothing When you … Continue reading

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Ay, el camino

  The end of an era. Seventeen years and some months after she discovered my father lying still and silent in his bed, him having eased out of this world with a peace we’d never dared hoped for, my mother … Continue reading

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