Category Archives: Loss

To Our Baby Girl

Dear Baby Girl, my sweet Dorian, Twenty-five years ago today, you were born into Heaven.  My heart died that day right along with you. I prayed for you, to have you, to hold you.  I wanted you so desperately. I … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Anniversary, Babies, Birthdays, Death, Family, Grief, Loss, Trauma | 10 Comments

Prayers, Please

We just found out that my Aunt Judy, Mama’s youngest sister, passed away last night from pneumonia. Please pray for my mama and her remaining siblings, but most of all, Aunt Judy’s five sons and their families, as well as … Continue reading

Posted in Death, Family, Grief, Loss | 18 Comments

I Miss You, Grandma

The flags are flying in the breeze The crowds are gathering ‘round I just want to be alone, please! As they put you in the ground. ©17 April 2018 Suzanne Gunter McClendon

Posted in 2018, Family, Grief, Loss | 11 Comments

A Heavenly Birthday

Today is our Dorian’s 24th birthday in Heaven. She never breathed even her first here on this earth. Here is a modified version of a poem that I wrote during what would have been her 4th Christmas season.   Happy … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Babies, Birthdays, Grief, Loss | 6 Comments

Rest in Peace, Little Bit

I went outside this afternoon to check on Little Bit.  She was going to have babies and I wanted to keep up with when she had them and where.  What I found was not what I wanted to find. In … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Animals, Cats, Grief, Loss | 17 Comments