Why am I telling you this? Because, we are all sustaining to maintain our way of life, our beliefs, our loves, our hearts desire. Sustaining helps us survive events in our lives that are unexpected. Maintaining reminds us these events are but part of living.
As my mind reflects on those close to me who’ve lost a loved one and even those I don’t know, I’m promising to share my grief with them as I pray for them.
Grieving is hard and painful but necessary in order to move forward. In order to do that, I hear my Mom tell me to get up and get going. I know she wouldn’t be pleased with this “Gripression” (Grief and Depression).
Introduction Losing a parent for me was one of the most tragic things I experienced as a child. Apart from not understanding the reason she left, I was not taught how to cope with my loss. I was only eight