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Since the death of my husband, one of my son’s most difficult challenges, has been the desire for guidance from the most important man in his life.
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More» I was walking through the woods the other day, completely merged with the sound..
More» When most people hear me say I’m learning to let go, they assume I’m speaking of my late husband, Sergeant Ryan John Baum..
More» As the season begins to change and fall is upon us, I reflect on how I came to be part of the TAPS family.
More» When Robert’s older brother was killed in Iraq, his family described him as “stoic.” Having served a tour of duty himself, Robert knew the risks..
More» The TAPS Casework Department is proud to be available for our TAPS family members, supporting them on a wide variety of topics and issues.
More» Members of a family don’t always live near each other. Miles may physically separate us, yet we carry the comforting knowledge..
More» We come into the world yearning to give and receive love. Authentic love is God's greatest gift to us as human beings.
More» Most of us functioned fairly competently in our day-to-day lives, right up until someone we loved stopped living. Instantly we become disorganized, distracted, distraught..
More» Grieving is very hard work. It depletes energy and robs one of rest, of joy..
More» Two and a half years ago today marks the darkest day I've ever known. The day when..
More» We are psychologically tethered to those we love. When they die, we are cut loose from those firm moorings, so we feel adrift, disoriented.
More» Years ago, when Shaun was serving in the U.S. Air Force, his appreciation for surviving families led him to join the team of TAPS volunteers.