When my son Fred re-emerged into the light last May (you may want to check out this post: My Struggling Son’s Legacy), we received so many thoughtful expressions of condolences. As tradition goes, many of these messages took the form of
For most, this is a parent’s worst nightmare. For me, it’s different.
My oldest son took his life just a little over two months ago and I’m feeling joyful, grateful, powerful, serene, and more connected to my inner self
Accidents happen. Sure they do. But I find it mighty i-n-t-e-r-e-s-t-i-n-g that accidents often happen when we are emotionally charged. I know it firsthand for having totalled two vehicles, broken and lost some valuable property, and broken and lost not-so-valuable
The positive thing about being a control freak – can you smell the justification already? – is that I consistently and proactively find solutions as soon as I detect things are not in order. In other words, you could