The world has not stood still. It is still turning.
My dad passed away about a month ago and my mom a little over a year ago. Figuring out life with no parents takes time. Time to grieve and time to self-reflect. It doesn’t matter your age – it is life-altering. And I have given myself permission to take some time and think about life in general, my purpose in the scheme of life and how do I proceed and develop a new “normal.”
I have to admit I wasn’t ready for my dad to die. No one does. No one is ever ready for their parents to die. I wasn’t ready to plan a funeral. I wasn’t ready to pick out a casket or pick out clothes for him to wear. I wasn’t ready to deal with all his belongings that had to be moved out of his apartment relatively shortly after he passed. I just wasn’t ready.
But that’s just how life works. Continue Reading