Grief

The loss of anything we cherish can be overwhelming and heartbreaking for us. A large space that was filled in our lives becomes an empty abyss. The pain and void as well as feelings of separation and incompleteness can be in some cases too much to bear. While it is important to honor what we lost sometimes a loss can represent a new beginning. The Chinese word for ending is beginning… That is an interesting thing to ponder…

If you are seeking the good in a bad or horrific situation remember that you are not devaluaing what you have lost. You can never replace that! You are just surrendering to what life has offered you. You are surrendering to the fact that sometimes you have to let go and allow what is new to enter into the open spaces created by your losses. It is not easy but worth the effort and with the proper help you can not only honor what has left but create a new space in your heart. In this new space you welcome the new into your life with open thoughts, open heart, and a welcoming mind…

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