The Window by Rumi

The Window by Rumi

Your body is away from mebut there is a window openfrom my heart to yours. From this window, like the moonI keep sending news secretly. I love this quote. We continue our relationships with our people even if we do it in secret. This makes my heart full. This time of...
We Can’t Say This Enough

We Can’t Say This Enough

You are not crazy. Often we hear people say this when they come through our doors for the first time. I must be crazy; I don’t understand why I am feeling this way. We also often hear this from people who have been grieving for a while. What the heck is wrong with me?...
The Three P’s of Grief

The Three P’s of Grief

This is an idea. I read the book Option B; Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy, by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant. Sheryl’s husband died suddenly of a heart attack. This is her story of grief. In the book, Adam Grant suggests that one of the reasons...
It’s Necessary

It’s Necessary

I love this Quote. It tells me that grief is not to be diminished or ignored. It gives us permission to do the necessary work that is involved in grieving a loss. I love that he says that grief is a necessity. For some of us, this can be hard to hear, however;...
As The Seasons Change

As The Seasons Change

First of all, I would like to apologize for not sending out a post for a while. It has been an eventful summer here. And once again the seasons change. For some of us, summer is a time when we are more able to enjoy the days and put our grief aside for a while. I...