A Grandson’s Concerns

  It is not uncommon for people to share stories of grief and loss.  To this day it never ceases to amaze me the number of children who live in fear after a death of a loved one.  Fear due to not understanding what has happened or how the death occurred. Children are sometimes sheltered […]

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“A Granddaughter’s Remembering”

  I remember having a conversation with a child aged 5 after her grandma had died.  This young child frequently expressed sadness and a few tears while sharing stories of times spent with grandma. The sharing of stories continued for several years but quickly changed from times spent with grandma to seeing grandma’s spirit on […]

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Abby’s Song to “Grampy

One summer I had the honour of going to Prince Edward Island to support a friend whose dad was dying.  A long story made short; for 3 weeks that summer I spent time with a large family of 12 children living and an even larger extended family of grandchildren, great grandchildren, cousins, brothers and sisters […]

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