Tag Archives: loss

In Remembrance

Today is Chris’s birthday. He would have been 38. Our love remains, a golden thread spanning the ages. Chris journeys through the sheer glow of Heaven. A rock climber in life, he now climbs unbound. Happy birthday, dear son. I … Continue reading

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Presence of a Son, January 17

Today, my son, Chris, would have turned thirty-seven. In the morning, I bought flowers and put them in a vase that Chris had given. Later, I stepped out for a walk, a glorious January day—windswept and brilliant. On the walk … Continue reading

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In Celebration

Eleven years ago, my son, Chris, died on a mountainside, pursuing his passion. On this anniversary day, I reflect on the blessing of his presence—God’s precious miracle. God may take a life but never the love, which is the gist of relationship. What … Continue reading

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Reflections of a Son

On May 31, 2003, my son died in a rock climbing accident in Yosemite National Park. He was twenty-five. After Chris died, I created a manuscript about his life, which included many poems. Later, the manuscript was culled into a … Continue reading

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Costa Rican Connection

In the winter of 2005, a friend was vacationing on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. He implored me to come, saying that I would be enchanted. It was a life-changing week. Under the sway of sea breeze and tropical … Continue reading

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Nurturing Spirit

If I could be in Heaven, looking down, I would see more clearly the importance of making every effort—for the sake of Spirit. In giving expression to Spirit, life gains grace. In truth it is who we are, our very … Continue reading

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Seminar on Loss as a Spiritual Journey

Today I want to share the link to register for my free on-line event on July 10, 10:30, pacific time.  If you can’t listen in then, it will be available for free until July 31.  Just go to Hay House radio and … Continue reading

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