My dad just recently passed away this month very close to Christmas, he and I never had the perfect relationship growing up but within the last few years we had started to develop some progress in fixing our relationship, especially since he found out he has his first grandchild on the way. The loss of
Inspirational grief quotes for those coping with the loss of a loved one.
Everything around them is still there, dealing with sudden loss In 2010 Marieke Poelmann, 22 at the time, experienced the sudden loss her parents as a result of a plane crash. It took her several years to see that bad things in life do not necessarily have to define you. In her talk she
To Be Grateful is a Thanksgiving Day quote from Aftertalk by Thomas Mann “To be grateful for all life’s blessings. . . is the best condition for a happy life. A joke, a good meal, a fine spring day, a work of art, a human personality, a voice, a glance — but this
The emptiness was like hunger and indigestion, all tucked up under her lungs. She was reminded of her father’s death. The call she had taken that evening in her tiny med school apartment, her mother telling her that he was in the hospital. She had not changed clothes or told anyone she was leaving. Took
Shortly after my mom died, an older relative called and said, “I’m leaving you alone now, but I’ll check back in six months.” When I asked why, she said, “Because that’s when they’re really gone.” And she was right. That’s how long it took for me to get that I was really never going to