“Pain and grief have been kept buried for ages, bred in secrecy and shame, wrapped by an ongoing conspiracy of smiles and well-being. Pain and grief are most healing and ecstatic emotions. Yes, sure, they can be hard, yet what makes them most devastating is the perverted idea that they are wrong, that they need
Inspirational grief quotes for those coping with the loss of a loved one.
“My dad died, I write. almost a year ago. Car accident. My hand is shaking; my eyes sting and fill. I add Not his fault before pushing the notebook and pen back across the table, wiping a hand across my cheeks. As he reads, my impulse is to reach out, grab the notebook, run outside,
“My sister will die over and over again for the rest of my life. Grief is forever. It doesn’t go away; it becomes a part of you, step for step, breath for breath. I will never stop grieving Bailey because I will never stop loving her. That’s just how it is. Grief and love are
One of the Baton Rouge police officers killed Sunday wrote on Facebook just days ago how recent tensions with the community left him “tired physically and emotionally.” “I swear to God I love this city but I wonder if the city loves me,” Officer Montrell Jackson, 32, a 10-year veteran of the force, wrote July
It’s very shocking, I think, for people caring for the dying to realize how unsaintly they feel, how much anger is mixed up with their grief. In fact, often I think the anger that they feel is a form of grief; it’s a kind of raging against what’s happening. Helen Garner Grief is a bad