Through the Veil

Sadness is usually uncomfortable. We like comfort. I have been avoiding grief and filling myself with distraction. But there comes a time when it will not be ignored.  Sometimes it overflows. Sometimes, I welcome it.  Do you ever want to just sit in sadness? To embrace it, keep it close to you? Because it holds … Continue reading Through the Veil


second year of mourning

It is a curious thing when the unusual feels familiar. The sharp chill of a late February rain—in Minnesota. It isn’t supposed to happen, but you still recognize it, like an old friend. As if it were a memory.  The way dull light filters through gray clouds can make mid-afternoon feel like early morning. How … Continue reading second year of mourning