Luke William Hahn Foundation

October 12, 2015

Write a New Chapter…

I am reading a really interesting and thought-provoking book right now entitled, “Rising Strong”, by Brene Brown. It speaks a lot to the idea of telling one’s story and making sure to get the details “right”. And that, it’s never … Continue reading

July 1, 2015

Memories of You…..

This week is always the hardest. Not only because it is _5__ years since Luke has been gone, but also because several days leading up to that dayI can remember vividly. And, I want with all of my being to … Continue reading

May 7, 2015

Supporting the Griever…

As our final support groups ended recently, I reflected on the closing topic of taking care of ourselves and accepting support. I love the way the curriculum finishes with those two particular topics. How hard is it to think about … Continue reading

April 6, 2015

One More Day…

One of my biggest regrets when it comes to the loss of my son is something I didn’t do-something I didn’t say. And, it was that something that haunted me for a very long time after Luke’s death. The morning of … Continue reading

March 19, 2015

Thanks for the Memories

Our group topic this week is MEMORIES and REMEMBERING. I thought, “What an easy topic this will be to talk about in my blog!” Then I sat down to write, NOTHING, same thing the next day, and the next, well … Continue reading

March 3, 2015

Changes….

So, this weeks grief group topic inspired me to write-finally! The topic is CHANGE. It is a word that puts fear in some and brings out the best in others. Books have been written about it, like the book, Change Your … Continue reading

December 24, 2014

Christmas Eve Blessings

  On this Christmas Eve night, I would like to post a little about what this  holiday means to me. I usually share my experiences of grief and loss, but today I would like to share my thoughts on hope. … Continue reading

December 3, 2014

Grief During the Holidays

It has been such a long time since I’ve written. I guess that means I’ve been sleeping through the night with no “waking inspirations”. I should be well rested! Two weeks ago, I was on a panel of other bereaved … Continue reading

September 10, 2014

Grief Relief

“Grief Relief”   My husband, Kraig, frequently tries to help me out with the programs and/or our foundation’s direction. He’s not too bad with word play or rhyming (He tells me proudly that his father was really good at it … Continue reading

August 18, 2014

Reflections In the Mirror…

As I watched the stunning news of the death of Robin Williams on T.V., it hit me with not just sadness of the passing of a wonderful man, actor and comedian, but also the realization of the ways others see … Continue reading