Tag: Grief

  • Reclaiming Life From Grief

    The effort to reclaim my life from grief has been neither easy nor quick. As I turn to face and feel my feelings fully, I am transformed into a deeper, more profound person less constrained by how other people or the mores of society deem I ought to do things. Although I have lost a…

  • Catching UP

    The past couple of years have contained anticipated grief as my husband was felled by dementia, and the final grief after he passed. I have been turning to face grief in order to see what the pain has to teach me. There is a beautiful book on grief by Deborah Morris Coryell that I read…

  • Earthing Grief

    Earthing Grief

    Today I remembered a teaching from Medicine Chief Frank White Eagle. “Go barefoot on the Earth.” I had caught myself in one of those sudden choking moments of grief that wants to arise and erupt in tears, but I did not want to luxuriate in the processing of too much emotion. So I did what…

  • Procrastination?

    Procrastination?

    It’s been a while since I’ve sat down to write a blog, but honestly, I have not been procrastinating. More of my time is tied up now visiting my husband in the nursing home, tackling the learning curve of becoming financially creative as meeting life expenses is now solely up to me, and giving a…

  • Love Is Never Just A Memory

    Love Is Never Just A Memory

    Grief is a walk we will all experience during our lives. I have experienced grief over happenings large and small. Grief is not a stranger and I seem to have spent my life learning its languages. I do not regard grief as a bad thing. To grieve a thing means that I have loved it,…