August 5 2019

By: Jackie Hook
Monday, August 5, 2019

We created the 2019 monthly themes over eight months ago, and at that time I had no idea how appropriate our August theme would be for me. This month’s theme is “Change is Loss.” My family and I are experiencing a change right now after moving our youngest child, our son James, into his first-year dorm and football camp at Wagner College. This is a definite change for our family and pieces of it feel like loss. Other pieces feel like exciting opportunities. Changes involve loss, even positive changes. And loss involves grief. Carefully attending to small losses can help prepare us for bigger ones. We’ll talk more about this throughout the month.

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