You know when you have something special, something that you want to keep forever, something that means a lot to you… and you put it somewhere safe, and then one day you realize that the safe place is no longer safe at all but the thing you cherish is gone, lost, and no matter howContinue reading “old pages”
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I am driving, it’s a long stretch of the Newfoundland TransCanada highway somewhere about two hours west of Gander. The coffee in the cupholder is lukewarm and no longer palatable so it sits, swaying at the bottom of the cup with each turn of the road. My husband sits quietly beside me listening to hisContinue reading “Word Photo”
They can overcome.
For most of Josh’s seven and half years we have been told he has a language impairment and learning disability resulting from the stroke… he’s heard it over and over again at multiple appointments… he’s heard the doctors say repeatedly where is weaknesses are, and he’s heard his teachers tell me over and over againContinue reading “They can overcome.”
This is a photo circulating around facebook this month. It is child abuse awareness month and this particular photo struck me as so incredible powerful. Words can do so much more damage and yet most of us do not think about this before we speak. We talk to our loved ones in arguments without thinking,Continue reading “Words”
How did I miss the whisper?
This morning I was grumbling about Josh’s lack of communication, I was praying for some kind of break through, some new words, some hope and generally just feeling sorry for myself. It was a rough morning, he’s been so used to just chilling on the couch watching movies while he recovered, longer in fact becauseContinue reading “How did I miss the whisper?”
Words mean something, they hurt, the heal, they bring fear or cause laughter. Letters, strung together and either written down on paper, in a text or maybe even a Blog. Letters making up a sentence spoken in love, hate or just offered up in an off hand comment. Words. Letters. They should be mean nothing.Continue reading “26 letters”