Monday, May 27, 2019

The Goodbye Makes the Journey Harder Still



My sister Holly passed away last week. I’ve been grieving hard since I heard the news. Words elude me, hiding in a thick fog.

When I was around ten or eleven she told me she always thought of me whenever she heard this song. . .



Songs are especially poignant for me in this time of grief. Much of the soundtrack of my youth revolved around music Holly admired. I miss her. I miss who she was and who she could have been. I miss all of it.

Still, I cling to hope as I simultaneously learn how to let go.

*I hope you have a peaceful Memorial Day. Make memories and be kind to loved ones. Life is fragile.

5 comments:

  1. Wendy, what a sweet tribute. My heart hurts for you and your family. I know how hard it is to lose a sister. She'll always be in your heart. You remain in my thoughts and prayers. Sending much love and many hugs your way. xo

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  2. Love and prayers Wendy ❤️

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  3. Sorry for your loss! I know how it feels; I've lost a brother.
    Sincere condolences. May God strenghten you at this time of grief!

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  4. So sorry to read about your loss. My deepest condolences. Feel your feelings and navigate grief as best as you can.

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  5. Wendy: I am so sorry for your loss. Remember God loves you and walks with you through this journey of grief that you have been placed on. Peace and blessings.

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