Tag Archives: life after loss

The Day I Left God – Original Poetry from Toni Love

The Day I Left God I laid the red carnation on top of her casket Collapsing through showers of grief The sight of them lowering the flesh and bones of my mother Into the cold hard ground was too much … Continue reading

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“Grief Waits” – Original Poetry by Toni Love

This was written a few weeks after my father transitioned, not for sympathy but to support the little girl inside yearning to tell her story. Not sure I’m finished with it, but here it is: Continue reading

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Happy Four Year Anniversary of my blog! :)

I started this blog so that I could have a place to recover my passion for writing. I am so grateful for all of my subscribers and those who continue to comment and encourage me to write because it has been a safe haven for my emotions and a place to share my journey. I hope that my honesty will help others to reinvent, recover and/or recreate themselves. Continue reading

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Check outToni’s Room 2013 in review

Thank you for supporting my blog, Toni’s Room. What a great year, and I hope 2014 is even better. Check out my stats from 2013 and have an amazing new year! Continue reading

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Dear Grief

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God Has Answered

It’s so amazing when you can look back on the major events in your life and see where God has not necessarily answered your exact prayer, but gave you exactly what you needed. I wanted so desperately to have another … Continue reading

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