Clich├ęs of Grief – fumbling how and what to say

This is probably the most overwhelming part for a supporter. Are there really any words to share with someone who is suffering from the loss of a loved one? Of course we can come up with what we think are comforting words, but the majority of us fumble on what to say and how to embrace a friend or family member who is in pain. Why is it so hard? Because the person you are Read More …

Graduation: The present and the un-present

An exciting time of the year as we watch the next generation of graduates walk proudly with their caps & gowns graduating from pre-school, elementary school, middle school, high school and college. The commencement ceremonies and celebration are full of excitement, anticipation and the thrill of the next step in life. As the name itself suggests, it is a time for new beginnings. The anxious uncovering of what is around the corner and the fond Read More …