If you don’t want to die, then why do you want to live?
The Well of Grief
The small round coins thrown by those who wished for something else…
Grief is not a task to finish
Grief is not something you complete. It’s a new dimension of self.
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.
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’.
I Heard Your Voice In The Wind Today
I heard your voice in the wind today
and I turned to see your face;
The warmth of the wind caressed me
as I stood silently in place.
We can choose to meet death like a great opponent about to begin an epic sword fight. We grow in size by our ability to live life in its absolute fullness.
October 13th: Commemorating the Day Elizabeth Died
Having someone you love die feels like suddenly getting yanked by the collar of your shirt and being dragged at breakneck speed through the clouds and then gently being released into the atmosphere.