It Is Time to Change the Books on My Night Table By Peggy Amler For the first year and beyond, I lived in my grief. My heartache was all that I could feel. I read books and writings on grief, and I wrote about my pain. That was the primary focus of my attention. That
My Journey in Loss ODE TO BE…. By Peggy Amler 2017 Before Bereft Bemoan Bewail Beware Bewildered Betwixt and Between Behave Because Bethink Beget Beyond Begin Becalm Behold Belong Become Believe BE
Like A Child By Peggy Amler I’ve borne this entity. It is basically healthy and normal, I am told. But it is new to me and I am unsure of how to handle it. It requires attention. It begs to be listened to. It needs to be heard. It is relying on me for being
The “D” Word by Peggy Amler When I was a child, the “D” word referred to divorce. Back then divorce was rare. It was spoken about as almost scandalous, and it was discussed from a rather voyeuristic perspective with a ‘Peyton-Place’ intrigue. Today, for me as an adult, the “D” word stands for something else.
What Does Charlie Brown Know that I Don’t Know? By Peggy Amler Grief has been such a major part of my life these past sixteen months. The assignment given to each of us in the bereavement group this last week was to think about what we hope life will look like on the other side