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Healing to Happy - a widow's voice
In August of 2012, my best friend and husband transitioned - I really want to say, left me! However, I can truly say that much of the trauma is behind me, as I experienced the darkest night of the soul that I ever have. So here I am, navigating life as I lean on the Lord and learning to be self sufficient.
|Posted by spiritgifts on March 16, 2017 at 12:35 AM||comments (0)|
Death gives notice
Willie was quite aware of his coming transition. Several things, especially in hindsight have convinced me. First there was his class reunion months before his death, in which he informed me he was using the opportunity to make amends with two former girlfriends. This I understood. However, it was the door that opened as a result that led to the se...
|Posted by spiritgifts on February 3, 2016 at 5:45 PM||comments (0)|
Loosing your voice
They say you loose your voice, that it catches in your throat when you are startled. Outside of the screams that resulted from my newly experienced PTSD, I had nothing to say. It was not only my voice. I've learned Willie's death actually triggered a deep depression along with the PTSD, and oh yeah, anxiety. So along with sitting in this new identity of widowhood, single, unmarried - o...
|Posted by spiritgifts on October 4, 2009 at 7:30 PM||comments (0)|
Safe to Grieve, or Is Enough, Enough?
I'll neverr forget Juwan, and I've learned to redirect my thoughts from reliving the murder over and over again. I keep him alive through the scholarship that I've helped establish and I meditate while creating jewelry pieces. I want this part of my journey to be over, but a song, another young man his age, MY sister - all bring the jarring knowledge that Juwan is no...