Tag: loss

After Losing A Child – Does time heal?  

Short answer – no, not really.  Long answer – partially – perspective alters, prayer cries are automatic, thought control kicks in faster, life goes on because it does, not because you want it to, and because you learn to separate your public and private…

Remembering…

This Monday was Memorial Day in the U.S. and we did a lot of remembering. Besides  recalling and mourning the fallen soldiers, we also remembered other bittersweet life events. Loss of loved ones military and otherwise, loss of relationships we thought would last a…

After Losing a Child – Comforting the Personalities of Grief

Just like the personality types (most people have one dominant type with a lesser influence of one or more types), grieving and stress reaction is also often seen as types – or stereotypes.  Here are Three Frequently Misunderstood Stereotypes of How People Grieve  …

After losing a child – Grief’s Invisible Scar

I am not alone. Many others whose stories I’ve now heard, also feel the continued wound. I was about to explain it as being disabled – broken in a way that cannot be bandaged or expected to heal – because I do indeed feel…

Focusing On The Truth

How are you doing?    Forgive me if I hope I never ask that question again, especially to someone who is grieving.   Joni Tada said, “Suffering is the textbook that will teach you who you really are.”   My suffering has revealed painful…

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