Tag Archives: Life Transitions

Today I am Sad…But Not Without Hope

I am very sad. I know it will not always be so, but today, I am very sad. My mother died one month ago. I miss her. She lived with us the last 20 years of her life. I was … Continue reading

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When You Long to Escape

Some days I dream about escaping. I picture myself at the Hotel del Coronado (“the Del”) on the southern California coast for three days. By myself. The dream is most vivid seconds before I open the door for the first … Continue reading

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In the midst of candy wrangling on Halloween I received a heartbreaking text from one of my best friends who was about to hand his oldest son off to God. We do not feel old enough to have adult children, … Continue reading

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In Transition . . . by Andrea R Huelsenbeck

Until a few months ago, I was an elementary music teacher. Whenever I told people what my job was, they usually responded with something like, “That sounds like a lot of fun.” And it was. But few people understand how … Continue reading

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