Grief is not something that magically disappears. As long as love existed for the person, then grief will always be present. The intensity and the power of the grief to dictate our day may lessen, but the sadness will always remain, especially if tapped into.
Reminders of the loss are always present. Some reminders can bring a smile to our face, while others sometime can bring a frown. Reminders can be simple calendar dates of importance such as holidays or anniversaries, but…Continue
Grief and loss over a loved one is not usually a constant low point but a continually oscillation of highs and lows like mountains and valleys.
There will be bad days, but also days where you actually may have interest or feel normal. Then as quickly as that day goes by, the night may bring a reminder of the loss.
This is natural. One should not feel hopeless in the valleys. One should understand it is natural to grieve something or someone so important. It is perfectly…Continue
One of the sad realities of life is loss. Loss is as much part of our existence as happiness. We need to fully be aware of that as we fully hope to understand the nature of our temporal existence on earth.
Whatever we gain on earth, can be lost. From the smallest trinket to the most important person in our world. Like a thief in the night, material things can be snatched…Continue
I just read a great article on here about how a loss affects the family. We are just in the first month of suddenly losing my grandmother.
The shock right now is the biggest thing. She was completely fine and then she was gone. There was no illness, no time to come to acceptance. In fact, the previous weekend, she cooked Sunday dinner, like she always…Continue