Holiday time is all about regression, we think alot about the past, what was and those loved ones no longer here that we celebrated the holidays with, this is why holiday time can be so difficult.
Family will often stop you from grieving during this time because they don’t want you to be sad so they won’t bring up the loved one that died. So often times its easier to be with friends who will let you talk about the great times… Continue reading
Here are some tips I want to share that will help in coping through the holiday season;
It is not only holidays that are difficult because there is an “empty chair,” but also anniversaries, birthdays, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and so on. Here are some effective ways to manage these special days:
- Plan ahead. How will you spend the day? With whom?
- Talk about your deceased loved one. This will let others know that you want to hear his/her name and to talk about that person.
- Establish personal priorities. Decide what you want to do, how you wish to celebrate,… Continue reading
Thanksgiving is that family time when we all share a meal and talk about all that we are thankful for. Sometimes through grieving we can’t seem to find gratitude through our tears and sorrow, and you know what that’s OK for now – give yourself a reasonable amount of time. You will search your soul and find many things to be grateful for when you are ready, remember to focus on those still in your life, and the many blessings you have everyday such as a job that provides security and money, a home you have to shelter you, food… Continue reading
An inspirational thought of peace for those who believe in God or a higher power.
When God leads you to the edge of the cliff, trust Him fully and let go, only 1 of 2 things will happen,
either He’ll catch you when you fall, or He’ll teach you how to fly! ‘The power of one sentence!
God is going to shift things around for you today and let things work in your favor.
God closes doors no man can open & God opens doors no man can close.
Have a blessed day and remember to be a blessing…
(click on the dove!)
One day a woman’s husband died,
and on that clear, cold morning, in the warmth of their bedroom,
the wife was struck with the pain of learning that sometimes there isn’t ‘anymore’..
No more hugs,
no more special moments to celebrate together, no more phone calls just to chat,
no more ‘just one minute.’
Sometimes, what we care about the most gets all used up and goes away, never to return before we can say good-bye, or say ‘I love you.’
So while we have it, it’s best we love it, care for it, fix it when it’s broken… Continue reading