Remember the Dragonflies

Remember the Dragonflies

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a€œKathy Rhodes writes about grief and fear and denial and paina€”and she does it well. She crafts scenes that make us feel like wea€™re in the room with her. Highly recommended.a€ a€”Neil White, author of In the Sanctuary of Outcasts. At some point life boils whata€™s in your crucible down to the salt of you. Everything she had depended on her husbanda€”job, income, identity, companionship, future hopes and dreams, even her housea€”and then, suddenly, he died. Kathy Rhodes staggers onto the grief road and navigates her way through the fog of disorientation, decisions, a€œdeath duties, a€ the dreaded firsts, and basic daily survival. She lands a new job, loses it when the company fails, gets another job, loses her mother and her childhood home, then sells her own house and buys a smaller one. Five years down the road, she realizes she has journeyed from a€œoura€ to a€œmy.a€ She has built a whole new life. Her journey parallels the metamorphosis of the dragonfly. Dragonflies start out in the water, submerged in the dark, then gradually, in time, find their way to the skies. Rhodes survives the darkest time of her life and makes her way onward and upward. She finds the well place in her heart.Static filled my head and crackled. It felt like all my wiring came loose, and the wires were flapping, sparks flying, shocks shooting out. The doctor wasted no time writing up orders for the hospital and alerting a specialist. Charlie was ... I wheeled Charlie out to the car, opened the door, and waited for him to get in. He tried toanbsp;...

Title:Remember the Dragonflies
Author:Kathy Rhodes
Publisher:WestBowPress - 2013-10-15


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