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Posted by: Corry Roach on 12/23/2008 | 0 Comments

 Watching the local news recently, I learned of a sad situation in a nearby city, where a young man was murdered at a house party last Christmas. The young man’s family was beside themselves with outrage when the person charged with his death was acquitted due to insufficient evidence. Thinking aloud, I mumbled something to myself about how these situations have no winners...

Posted by: Corry Roach on 12/22/2008 | 0 Comments


For awhile after my child's death, I felt like a victim. This was enhanced by sad frustration when dear ones who had known me before that event, no longer understood me or the depth of my grief afterward.  I could not see at the time, that I was at the top of the list; I no longer understood myself at all! This was especially felt at the Christmas season. It was all about the Christ Child, and all I could feel was my empty arms in want of my child...


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