How to Move Forward After Being Left Behind
by Jason Holzer
On May 8, 2003, my life would change forever. As I woke up and got ready to go to school that day, I noticed my mother was crying. It looked as if she had been crying for a while. When I asked what was wrong, she claimed it to be a stomach ache, immediately I felt there was something much deeper going on than that.
She was also rushing us to get to school that day, another unusual clue that something just wasn’t right. I was only 17 at … Read more...
by Jon Farrow
Sometimes it’s a feeling in the middle of the day. Sometimes it’s passing a restaurant we used to frequent or a song that comes on right as I’m about to reach a destination. Other times it’s a memory-inducing warm breeze on a mild summer day. No matter what brings him to mind, even after five years, I still feel the twinge in my heart.
Searching for an escape has been a race that I can’t win
No matter what I do, the feeling overwhelms me like the shadow caused by a setting sun, one that extinguishes the … Read more...