7 08, 2013

Finding Comfort in Words, Not Possessions

By | 2013-08-07T05:00:43-07:00 August 7th, 2013|Inspiration|37 Comments

I have been in spring-cleaning mode all the way through summer. Photo courtesy of http://stat.ks.kidsklik.com After my mom died four years ago, our family kept our house like a museum. I don't mean that things were neatly organized and everything was nicely displayed. I mean that all [...]

22 10, 2012

When the Holidays Mean Pain: Grieving During the Holiday Season

By | 2012-10-22T05:00:19-07:00 October 22nd, 2012|Self-Help|19 Comments

When the Holidays Mean Pain: Grieving During the Holiday Season The holidays are right around the corner. How could we miss the reminders? Inserts of coupons for Halloween candy filling the Sunday newspaper. Noticeably increasing numbers of television commercials showing families gathered around tables laden with roasted turkeys, yams [...]

12 10, 2012

Tanya Brown: My Story

By | 2012-10-12T05:00:22-07:00 October 12th, 2012|Inspiration|34 Comments

My story begins in the summer of 1994. On the night of June 12th, my sister, Nicole Brown Simpson, was murdered. My pain was indescribable and insurmountable. Because of the notoriety, it became difficult for me to go through the normal grieving process. I stuffed my emotions and remained [...]