“How long will the pain last?” a broken hearted mourner asked me. “All the rest of your Life.” I have to answer truthfully. We never quite forget. No matter how many years pass, we remember. The loss of a loved one is like a major operation. Part of us is removed, and we have a
My Mother’s Mother died in the spring of her days. And her daughter did not remember her face. Her portrait, engraved upon my grandfather’s heart, was erased from the world of images after his death. Only her mirror remained in the home, sunken with age into the silver frame. An d I, her pale
I’m Gone now, but I’m still very near. Death can never separate us. Each time you feel a gentle breeze, It’s my hand caressing your face. Each time the wind blows, It carries my voice whispering your name. When the wind blows your hair ever so slightly, Think of it as me pushing a
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Grief is not a disorder, a disease or sign of weakness. It is an emotional, physical and spiritual necessity, the price you pay for love. The only cure for grief is to grieve. ~ Earl Grollman, unspokengrief.com A widower loves with the knowledge that love sometimes outlives the relationship. We love at our own risk in