Dominic’s leaving for Heaven coincided with big changes in our family.
College graduations, new jobs, a marriage and moves meant that even if Dominic were still here things wouldn’t have been “business as usual”.
Tossing the heartache of child loss into the mix made it nearly impossible to make decisions and juggle schedules and even think about pulling together a big meal.
That was over five years ago. And while I have yet to find a rhythm for any holiday I have learned how to approach and find a way through.
But THIS year, my mother’s sudden and unexpected journey to join Dominic and Jesus has us off-balance again.
So I’m back to trying to follow my own good advice.
Read the rest here: https://thelifeididntchoose.com/2017/11/08/holidays-and-grief-thanksgiving-plan/