It’s shocking and heartbreaking to see so many families hurting and I can’t help but contemplate the effects of grief on our current society. Realizing that everyone’s grief journey is different, I do think there are a few things that I have learned on my own journey that I’d like to share.
Life goes on, but my heart still hurts. We knew that after the hard past couple of years, that we needed to move forward and take a family trip. Usually family vacations are so fun to plan and there’s so much to look forward too, but when you’re grieving, even vacation planning looses it’s excitement. It becomes one of those things that you know is good for you, but you’re just not feeling it.
I’ve been wondering
As I’ve been pondering
The things that you must know
Once you’ve stepped through
Once you break through
To heaven, now your home.
In the quiet
Dead on the inside
Still within my grief
You whisper to my broken heart…
We claim, collect, and clutch As we gather much Staking our ground And settling down In our palace Like we’re the masters of our manors- Managing our estates When we should feel more like tenants Or do I dare say it- servants? Who carefully consider every gift, Every piece, Every thing, We’ve been given. It’sContinue reading “2:00AM Poetry”
So, if you’ve been following my blog for very long, then you’ll understand- for the past few days, 4:00am has been the new 3:00am. Of course, Daylight Saving’s time has something to do with that, I’m sure. For about a month, I’ve been sleeping much better. I think it was probably because I had COVIDContinue reading “Anchors A-Way”
When strong emotions catch me off guard, it still surprises me. I’m not sure why. I know it’s expected with grief. I guess it’s because I like to think that I know how I’m doing and I try very hard not to put myself into a situation that I feel like I won’t handle well.
When do you make a promise? When you do, is it something that you take lightly or does it carry weight? For me personally, when I make a promise, it’s significant. A promise is something that is usually held for a special moment of building confidence or trust into something that another person may deem as uncertain, or insecure.