Category: Healing

The Victim Impact Statement

Today, after 4 years, the person who was responsible for the death of one of the greatest men I have ever known has began his prison sentence. Yesterday justice was served. Yesterday a letter I had written, my victim impact statement, was read in court. I was not […]

There is no place like home

There is a saying that home is where the heart is. My heart is torn between this life and the next. My home is both here and in the afterlife. My home was and is so much more than my house but I have been struggling to remember that home is not the building or the address. Home is forever in my heart.

It is not just a lounge

This lounge is where I spent some of the happiest years of my life. My late husband and I would spend hours just hanging out here. In winter he loved keeping the fire going all day and late into the night when we would read or write or […]

Loss at first

I don’t have a name. I don’t know what to do. I am not the person I used to be. I am broken in two. Half of me is a nameless empty shell. A being functioning on the basic need for survival. Running my life on auto pilot. I […]