Did you fall into the trap Of raking memories Kept under a wrap?
But mum was right. Sooner or later, I have to find my way back to that gentle place. It's scary and it's vulnerable and it can die a billion times between each victory...
or just a moment that ache stills and I feel no pain and that is because I know they are no longer in pain, they are free, and they are dancing with angels.
Thank you for being here. Thank you to the silent readers who don't comment. Thank you to the readers who do comment. Thank you to the people who come from our social media. Thank you to the people who stumble across our blog and never come back. Thank you to the people who keep coming back. Thank you for being here with me as I grow and navigate this world without my Mum.
So I will keep you in my heart And in your heart keep mine The memories will never fade We’ll recall them from time to time
We cannot thank Bretta enough for sharing such a raw post about loving and losing her mum. So many people feel shame or guilt after losing their person; "if only I could have done or said..." Managing these tumultuous emotions can be the single most difficult thing to come to terms with. One day you will accept that you coped the best way you knew how to at the time, and when you are feeling stronger you will forgive yourself and take your person's kindness with you. Thank you, Bretta.
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I don’t ask “Why me” anymore either. I ask “Why not me?” Why would I be spared tragedies that the rest of the world experience? Mine are difficult and scary, but only growth comes from them. Thank you to Anne , a lovely blogger who focusses on lifestyle blogging. Give her a read; it is well worth … Continue reading As Told By Anne
Thank you to Vidhi for sharing your thoughts on grief! Make sure you check out Vidhi's blog that shares thoughts and feelings through poetry!
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