When you're a little kid, everything seems so simple and the only thing that you need to worry about is whether to watch this cartoon or that. Of course, I do come from the age of Nintendo and Saturday Morning Cartoons. Instead of playing with an iPhone, I was outside with my brother and playing… Continue reading Skills That I Learned From Grief
Your Old Buddy Ernest.
I was born in 1982 and can remember most of the 80's as well as into the 90's. Growing up was a bit bittersweet. I started learning about how people can let you down. How some people that you thought were your friends one day could turn around the next and tell you that you… Continue reading Your Old Buddy Ernest.
Love of a Lifetime
Try as though I may, I just can't outrun time - No matter how hard I pray. Memories will last me a lifetime. Running her brush through my hair, Wiping away the tears ever so gently - Showing me love with the utmost care. God, these thoughts appear intensely. I still remember your… Continue reading Love of a Lifetime
Memories from the past, Seeping into my mind. A time long since passed, Desires that were declined. Shiny objects and pretty things Often asked by others my age. Waiting to see what Santa brings, Only wanting her pain to assuage. At the start of autumn long ago, My letter was written - my… Continue reading Christmas Letter
My Daughter’s Soul
My Daughter's Soul Seventeen-year-old Sami Abrams has been blessed throughout her life: an unbreakable friendship with Darius Levine, academic and athletic scholarship offers, life in the dynamic city of New Orleans, and a devoted family. The Abrams have learned to stay strong together in their Christian faith despite how unforgiving life can be. However, when… Continue reading My Daughter’s Soul
It's been awhile since I've written a proper blog. I am compelled to write this for a number of different reasons. August 29th marked the day in which twenty one years ago that I experienced my first time of losing someone that I loved so deeply. I was nine years old and I learned of… Continue reading Grieving
My Greatest Fear
You’re locked in a room with your greatest fear. Describe what’s in the room. The door is ragged with a worn out knob. A knob that will not let me escape - no matter how bad I want to leave. I don't want to face what's behind me. I don't want to turn around. God, I… Continue reading My Greatest Fear
Silver Lining If you look closely enough Through the bad, there is a silver lining. If you look for the good and the light, Surely, you will see it. When he held me up high My grandfather was king of the world The day he breathed his last Proved to be a long way to… Continue reading Silver Lining
Faith, Hope, and Love
I just read Lucy's mama's recent blog entry. ( http://www.erikandkatekrull.blogspot.com/ )I understand very well how she is feeling right now and I know how much it hurts. Watching someone you love, especially a child, is something that is so incredibly difficult to do. I haven't lost a child but there was a time I… Continue reading Faith, Hope, and Love
Thinking of Lucy
Today has been another one of those weird days. I've been mostly lost in my thoughts and sometimes that can be bad. In any case, I am thinking today of a small child with cancer who is currently fighting for her life. I have not personally met her parents or her, but she is from… Continue reading Thinking of Lucy