It’s been four years without Matt. Four years. FOUR YEARS.
Here’s a beautiful story of kindness, doesn’t matter how much or how little you have, you can always give kindness.
Matt would be 36 years old today. Oh, how I miss him. I wish I could go back to the before times, back in the day when I lived in ignorant bliss and knew nothing about mental illness and grief. When Matt was healthy and happy and our family was complete. When life was easy and full of joy.
Lately, I’ve been finding that when I let myself be open and less rigid and judgmental, I’m picking up surprising wisdom from the universe. Continue reading Wisdom Found in Unexpected Places
THE POWER OF A SMILE
The power of a gun can kill and the power of fire can burn
The power of wind can chill and the power of a mind can learn
The power of anger can rage inside until it tears you apart
But the power of a smile, especially yours, can heal a frozen heart
– Tupac Shakur
These days, with everyone wearing a mask, I’m really missing the smiles.
May 15, 2017. Three years ago, Matt died. It still seems impossible. We still miss him every minute of every day. It still hurts.
First, we would like to say, our hearts go out to everyone who has been affected by the unprecedented events happening in our world today. We appreciate and are grateful for the healthcare workers, scientists, and local communities around the world who are on the front line working to contain the coronavirus. Hoping you all stay safe.
Now for the good news. We’re excited to announce Matt’s Kindness Ripples On (MKRO) is finally on Instagram! So please follow us, comment on us, share us, and do whatever else it is you do with Instagram : )
If you’re like me, and you haven’t been able to figure out why everyone thinks Instagram is so great, I think I have the answer for you. It completely changed my opinion of Instagram.
Matt would be 35 years old today. I heard someone say, “grief feels like a part of my soul has been amputated”, that’s exactly right. We miss Matt so much.