• Grief,  Loss,  Love,  Malidoma Some,  Pieta,  Tears

    Grief

    A year ago today my beautiful niece left this world. Though doctors tried valiantly to save her, they couldn’t hold her. Her soul had seen the Light of the next world and was ready to fly free. As she traveled toward the Light and was embraced by it, the Light became brighter still.  And our world suddenly became dimmer. Over the course of the last year, whenever I thought of Trisha I would feel such pain for my sister and her husband.  What unbearable sorrow to lose one’s only child.  This morning as I sat with the awareness of her passing, the tears continued to flow long past what I…