Life After Death: When Looks Are Deceiving

March 27, 2015 6:25 PM

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Life After Death: When Looks Are Deceiving

My husband has been gone for one year, four months and 10 days. What would be our 18- year wedding anniversary is less than a month away and our daughter is turning 15 in a few weeks. Somehow, I embraced the word "widow" early on, I've gotten into a rhythm as a single parent, and I even made room in my heart for a new love. But still, I grieve.

I spent the better part of yesterday crying. I woke up sad, managed the usual morning duties -- made my daughter breakfast and lunch, fed the dog, rushed out the door to catch the school bus on time. I came home, did some work and convinced myself to go out for a hike -- I thought I should move my b...

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