Tag: Reflections

Día De Muertos: Eat, Speak, and Remember

Día De Muertos: Eat, Speak, and Remember

Some thoughts as we enter the season of remembrance.  Read it in full here. I have come to appreciate that memory lives in a separate space and at times Mack and I share a moment. Often I laugh out loud and “re-member” Mack’s great laugh and feel his warm spirit because we always laughed together. As …

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A Funeral, A Wedding, Graduations And One Unwanted Guest

A Funeral, A Wedding, Graduations And One Unwanted Guest

An essay from Elizabeth recently posted on OpenToHope.com.  It has been six and a half years since our son, Mack, died suddenly on New Year’s Eve 2012, just shy of his ninth birthday. As the many of us who learn to live newly after loss, we take it on as a part of our lives and …

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