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Capture Your Grief – Day 24: Forgiveness

“Forgiveness doesn’t excuse their actions. Forgiveness stops their actions from destroying your heart” (Karen Salmansohn). Capture Your Grief is an annual, 31-day mindful healing project that consists of photography and reflection. It is for “anyone who is grieving the death of a baby or child at any age or gestation.” Learn…

Capture Your Grief – Day 19: Give

On October 23, 2014, Posted by , In Capture Your Grief 2014,Faith,Grief & Loss,Projects,Quotes, With No Comments

“Your talent is God’s gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.” (Leo Buscaglia) Capture Your Grief is an annual, 31-day mindful healing project that consists of photography and reflection. It is for “anyone who is grieving the death of a baby or child at…

The 5th Belongs to Calvin: Tears are sacred

Chairs, Candles, and Tissue Not long after losing Calvin, Louie and I began attending a bereaved parents support group through the hospital. We met in the same room every week for two months. The chairs would be arranged in a circle, and in the middle of the circle would be…

“…you remember that they lived…”

On May 5, 2012, Posted by , In Photography,Quotes, By ,,, , With 1 Comment

I think this may end up being something I do often as a way to remember and honor my first son, Calvin Phoenix, who is 38 months in heaven today. I created the following card as a reminder to others that mentioning the loved ones we’ve lost is a source…