2 Months

by | Sep 6, 2010 | 0 comments

Is today two months since it’s September 6th and you died on July 6th?  Or is two months eight weeks?  I guess I don’t even know and maybe that’s why the date keeping thing hasn’t been as important to me- either that or I’m just not in “time” yet.  I know for some people it is a very important part of their grieving process…and in the past, I’ve very much memorized and counted dates and anniversaries of dates.

This is different to me.  Each day that you’re gone is felt and pained.   Another day that you’re gone is enough of a marker- a specific date doesn’t make it any different.

Mornings and moments- these are the markers now- the anniversaries.

JAC

September 6, 2010

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

You May Also Like…

List-making in a Dark Time

List-making in a Dark Time

For any other list-makers out there, I published this on HerStories yesterday.""In this time of quarantine, my lists are offering me space outside of the walls of my home, a way of making sense of chaos, a self-imposed structure on structure-less days, and even a way...

Simple Things

Simple Things

"In our deepest self we keep living with the illusion that we will always be the same." Henri Nowen "It's really very simple," my late spiritual director, Gladys, once said to me. She was talking about how she lived each day, waking up, having a written conversation...

Continuous Living

Continuous Living

"Anxiety turns us toward courage, because the other alternative is despair." Paul Tillich I've claimed "seasonal affective disorder" for years, and that may be so, but I'm starting to realize it's not only summer to fall that is hard for me. It's winter to spring, and...