The death of Kobe Bryant is really taking a toll on me. No, it’s not just about Kobe … it’s about the people aboard that helicopter who, unknowingly, hugged their loved ones one final time. They woke up that morning with goals to accomplish, dreams to pursue … life to LIVE. Nobody knows when their … Continue reading The Final Goodbye
It’s been almost three years since I heard your voice, and the very thought it brings so much joy into my life. Today, we celebrate you … not because you’re gone and we want to cherish your memory, but for the many special memories you created in all of our lives. You came … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Ju!
July 18th would have been my brother’s twenty-ninth birthday; what should be a day of joy and celebration has become one of the saddest days of the year. As it grows closer, I can’t help but feel … distraught. With each passing day, I feel as if I become weak. Maybe it’s because I can’t … Continue reading Celebrations Amongst Grief
I miss my sister. There aren’t too many words that can explain the loss somebody you love, somebody you look up to and admire. My sister, LaQuetta, was that person. When I was 18 years old, I had just graduated high school and spent the summer contemplating on just what I was going to do. … Continue reading Dear Sister …
If I would've known September 4th, 2016 was the last time I would speak to my brother, I would have said, "I love you," a million times over, and cherished the memory of his smile, one last time. Nobody knew it was his time, until the day God called him Home. After being inexplicably shot … Continue reading Seeking Light: A Reflection on Grief