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Capture Your Grief – Day 17: Explore

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Grieving does not mean I’ve lost hope. Having hope does not mean I no longer grieve. 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.”…

Capture Your Grief – Day 18: Gratitude

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“i thank You God for most this amazing” e.e. cummings (1950) i thank You God for most this amazing day: for the leaping greenly spirits of trees and a blue true dream of sky; and for everything which is natural which is infinite which is yes (i who have died…

Capture Your Grief – Day 16: Retreat

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Gone off the grid. 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 how you can participate or provide support at Carly Marie Project Heal.

Capture Your Grief – Day 14: Light and Dark

The white “One Who Soars” and black “In Mourning” wristbands are from the MISS Foundation. The March of Dimes wristband (purple) is from the March for Babies. 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…

Capture Your Grief – Day 13: Season

Calvin, Rainbow, Gaelen, and Pixel — I feel your absence more acutely when the sky is filled with white and the air smells cold and heavy. I miss you most in the moments before rain. Love, Mommy Capture Your Grief is an annual, 31-day mindful healing project that consists of photography…

Capture Your Grief – Day 15: Community

Like Songbirds Born of the first mother to ever outlive her child, it wrote itself into our DNA like songbirds. It rang through my insides and buried itself inside my belly the morning my son passed from liquid to air, from inside to outside. Passed down by mothers whose children…

Capture Your Grief – Day 12: Music

“All of Me” is one of those songs that just overcomes me. It sums up how I feel about every one of my children — how I felt when I learned of Calvin’s amniotic band syndrome and then held him after he was stillborn, how I felt during each following…

Capture Your Grief – Day 11: Altar

The spaces of our home are filled with the presence of all of our babies. 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…