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Fear of Erasure

With the realization that life continues, always forward-moving, comes many complex emotions. It’s not that I’m stuck in my grief, but there is part of me that wants to cling to the past. I… { read more }

October 12, 2016

And The Winner Is….

The winner of the Caffeine & Grace t-shirt is: Cynthia M. Congratulations, Cynthia! Thank you to everyone who entered. That was so much fun, I think we will do it again soon.  But this… { read more }

September 23, 2016

My Heart is FULL

I wasn’t planning on posting today, but then this Facebook memory popped up. Oh. My. Goodness! Would you just look at that little Lolo? If you’re having a bad day today, I hope this… { read more }

September 22, 2016

How To Serve The Grieving

The first weeks after losing my husband are a total blur. I sort of remember there was food and lots of visitors and hugs. Unfortunately most of the faces and their loving gifts are… { read more }

September 21, 2016

It Is What It Is

The other day I was looking for something in my closet when I caught a glimpse of one of my husband’s hats. All of a sudden, out of nowhere, I was overcome with grief.… { read more }

September 19, 2016

Welcome to Extra Grace Required

I’m so glad you’re here! Grab a cup of coffee and relax while we visit. In March, 2016, my husband died after a long, terrible, debilitating illness. His neurological disease took a once healthy,… { read more }

September 9, 2016