Category: Loss

To Grieving Fathers on Father’s Day

Whether you began here or here, your goal was this and eventually this. But something went terribly wrong. So you’ve spent more time here and here than you planned. When they call to ask about her, you tell them. When they neglect to ask about you, you think, It’s okay. I’m okay. And when they say things like: “God has…

Dear Uterus: You Are a Murderous Bastard

In my head, murderous bastard just isn’t right. I mean, certainly there are more eloquent ways to express my hatred of your serial killing, your incompetence when nurturing a fertilized ovum, and your obvious disdain for human life. But nothing comes, so murderous bastard it is. In days past, I looked down at women who were in the place I…

What forgiveness is

“No one’s need to be heard is so great that they should kill.” – Jo Berry, Beyond Right & Wrong:  Stories of Justice and Forgiveness I. Forgive. You. Three little words. One immense impact. We have all been forgiven and been asked to forgive.  It is as vital to life as the beats of our hearts.  But I wonder: how far…