All of Your Glory

It took almost an entire year before I could go visit Tata again. I still had a great deal of shame. Who am I kidding? I still do have a great deal of shame. Not dedicating my life to her as I did when she lived with me? It is shameful to me. So how was I able to finally walk through the doors of the facility? I forgave myself and only because a song came on to snap me back to the living. The hurricane of emotions were finally sorting themselves out. Continue reading

Life in the shadow.

My Sunny days were gone. I know it was no coincidence that the next dog who came to us was named Shadow. How poetic. My life was not complete and utter darkness. There was still sun, my grief just shaded me from it. And Shadow forced me to face the truth. I was in the shade hiding out, but my sunny days were still around. Continue reading