Strange Awakenings By Peggy Amler It was early morning. My eyes were still shut. I was waking up before my alarm went off. I could tell it wasn’t quite daylight, but close to it. I had some remnant thoughts, some vague remembrances of a
Inspiring and touching grief poems and quotes for the loss of a loved one.
The After Loss Credo by Barbara Hills LeStrang I need to talk about my loss. I may often need to tell you what happened or to ask you why it happened. Each time I discuss my loss, I am helping myself face the reality of the death of my loved one. I need to know
I Have A New Companion By Peggy Amler I have a new companion. It is my grief. My companion is no longer within me. It used to define my affect, and effect my every perception of the world. My companion is now next to me, accompanying me on my journey through life. It is with
It Is Time to Change the Books on My Night Table By Peggy Amler For the first year and beyond, I lived in my grief. My heartache was all that I could feel. I read books and writings on grief, and I wrote about my pain. That was the primary focus of my attention. That
“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