Christmas Eve is such a wonderful day when you have children. It is full of anticipation and excitement thinking of the special visitor who will be calling later. From early morning my youngest had acted like the town crier, “One more day”, was her mantra. All the presents were wrapped and under the tree. Much feeling … More A Christmas miracle or wonderful coincidence?
Is it really better to have loved and lost? Is the pain of grief really worth the love? If the death was long and painful was the life worth living? Since my young pals death two weeks ago I have wondered this. Can all the fun and games we had in life, all the laughter … More Is it better to have loved and lost?
Last Monday my youngest who has dyslexia came home from school and as usual sat down to begin her homework. “Mum, don’t forget to sign my tests”, she says. “No problem darling”, I say, “how did you get on?”. “Well Mom, I think it was an all time low”, she replies, in a tone which … More Life after Death.
I have really tried to write today. However I have trashed it all. It’s Christmas time and I am just not able to write about anything, but the sadness I feel for my friend on the loss of her lovely son. So in order to spare you my misery I am going to do a … More More than words can ever say.
Am I back? Will I finish this post? Or will it be trashed like every post I’ve written since the young warrior died? What will this post be about? The title, whatever it is will be decided when I finish… if I finish. As I begin to type, I remember a regular comment made about … More Life is short. Do not miss Christmas.
He came third in his family, but always aimed for first in life. Soccer, football, hurling, basketball, golf, all played with passion. All his efforts came from a desire to be the best. He loved to win. On this blog you have known him as, “my friends young boy”, “my young friend”, and affectionately as … More His name was Daniel
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I read a lot of blogs and it is clear to see that there are many bloggers, who wake up every day with a fog of darkness around them. It is difficult to understand their plight when you are not standing in their shoes. Today, I have no darkness around me. The weather reflects my mood, sunny and bright. … More How happy are you?
Today I was miserable. I wanted to be alone, but the house was full. I wanted the world to stop, but that was beyond my capabilities. Then at dinner we all sat together. The usual chatting and shouting began. The discussion moved to my eldest daughter, who will be having her wisdom teeth removed this … More Kids always send a rainbow.
As I write tonight it is with great sadness. My young warrior friend is seriously ill. Words fail me to adequately say what I feel. I wasn’t going to post, but now on a whim I would like to. I have over the past months kept all my posts, which featured my little friend, together … More Words Unspoken