grief

Recycled Grief

Grief

Today is hallowed in our home. Unlike most calendar days, February 2 isn't measured by appointments or to-do lists ...

December 23

Grief

For anyone hurting this holiday season. May you know God's presence right where you are. Six years ago ...

Without: The Unspoken Pain of Mother’s Day

Carter Benjamin Westfall

I will never forget the first Mother’s Day after my son Carter died. Only three months had passed since we buried his ...

Filling In the Blanks

Grief and Child Loss

Carter would have turned five today. I keep saying this over in my head: five, five, five.  I'm trying to wrap my ...

Cupcakes, Baked Potatoes, & The Purple Box

Today is and always will be bittersweet. Four years ago in Marion, Indiana, we held our son Carter in our arms. His ...