As I started to begin to write this article, I wanted to gather information. I was looking at facts, and I was looking for statistics and something to give me a specific number of who I was writing to and what I was writing about.
This is my guy! He is funny, athletic, serious with a side of goofy and everyone likes him! Looking in from the outside you would never know that he lost his dad when he was just 6 years old. You wouldn’t know the impact that loss has had on his heart and how much he misses his daddy!
I’d like to share my story of recently creating a sacred outdoor space in my home. When Carolyn came to visit the LA Chapter and me in December, we had a morning of downtime so started walking through my home and talked about changes I could make that would make it feel more like “my” space.
When you give yourself time to heal, you begin to discover the new YOU. Truly focusing on our healing in all ways (physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually) is where we build the foundation of this new chapter of our lives.
When my husband died suddenly in 2012, one of my strongest feelings in the early days of grief was that I will do whatever it takes to not only honor his legacy, but to honor my children as best I can.