July is Bereaved Parents Month

Prior to losing my son in 2015, I didn’t even know there was a bereaved parent’s month. I’m glad you found us, though. Because many of us who subscribe to this tribe know this pain.

The sculpture above is called Melancholy by Albert György and it is on display in Geneva, Switzerland. It aptly captures the unfillable hole that is left when a parent loses a child.

I will say my hole felt that big at first.  Thankfully, it doesn’t feel that big now. Time has softened the pain. But losing a child is not like other losses because it’s … Read more...