Tag: Grief

When Grief Comes

** I wrote this on December 26, 2018, because I wanted to remember. Today, as a tribute to honor Larry Sutton—my Dad—who himself felt it was very important to remember people and events, I invite you to share in our 2018 Christmas. We knew the time was short as Dad’s 15-year battle with prostate cancer…
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Grief Current: Breaking Ropes, Hearts

“Grief” is defined as “distress over affliction or loss.” In my case, I was somewhat confused because I was only defining “loss” in the context of a loved one’s physical death. But my grandparents with dementia weren’t dead—they were still there, living, breathing. So how could I be grieving? What, exactly, had been lost? As…
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