Ask Annah: What Could I Have Done to Prevent or Change the Course of My Loss Event?

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“What could I have done differently,” “What did I miss,” and “Where did I go wrong,” “Could I have prevented this from happening,” are common questions in loss. I asked each of the questions following my Gavin’s death, again after each of the two miscarriages, and yet again after I discovered my husband and my best friend having an affair. …

Ask Annah: How Do You Know if You’ve Officially Let Go?

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Dear Journeyer, “How do you know if you’ve officially let go?” asks one of our neighbors. What a beautiful question. There really is no one right or wrong answer. The simplest answer is that you just know. You feel a sense of peace or resolution from your belly to your bones. Sometimes the heavens open, the angels sing, the doves …

By the Light of a Full Moon

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Happy Monday-Tuesday, Journeyer! Last week is such a blur and when I reviewed my calendar notes and my week’s photos, everything seems as if the events were eons ago. I contribute that to two things: The beautiful full moon and the breathtaking training I am proud to have been a part of this past weekend. Emerging Full Moons have a …

Healing and The Two Sides of Dirty Laundry

Annah Elizabeth Healing and the Two Sides of, Loss, Grief, and Healing, Mental Health 3 Comments

I have a confession to make, one that might make you pee a little. I was a minute late to my Other Job the other day. It seems I’m always later than I want to be-wherever it is I’m going-and unless I work really, really hard at being on time, I am five minutes late. I’ve often joked that I’m …

The Scent of Rape, A Digging for the Light Excerpt

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I recently wrote (Not) God’s Plan, God’s Will, or Divine Intervention in response to Richard Mourdock’s statement that pregnancy from rape was part of God’s plan. I talk about the rape in Digging for the Light. Below is an excerpt from that work, which is looking for an agent and a publishing home… Pass it along. J * * * …