The small round coins thrown by those who wished for something else…
The Parable of the Mustard Seed
This is a famous Buddhist parable that addresses the inevitably of grief and loss in our lives.
There Are Other Worlds To Sing In
Somewhere inside this wonderful device called a telephone lived an amazing person: her name was “Information Please.”
Grief is not a task to finish
Grief is not something you complete. It’s a new dimension of self.
Who is Elizabeth?
I’m glad you asked.
Honoring the Death of a Loved One
Unfortunately, the sentiment “time heals all wounds” doesn’t really apply when it comes to grief. At least not for me, or my parents. Together, we live in a world that still contains my sister as the rest of it seems to forget.
Therapy is like rummaging through the contents of your head, plucking things from their usual place and examining it in different lighting.
Coping with life after loss: Quotes about grief
“It’s all of that unspent love gathers up in the corners of your eyes, the lump in your throat, and in that hollow part of your chest. Grief is just love with no place to go.”
When you meet someone in deep grief
Slip off your shoes,
and set them by the door.
The shape of grief
At some stage, after Elizabeth’s death, I was given a three-page pamphlet on ‘How to Cope with the Loss of a Sibling’.