Today I heard this old song on the radio by Frankie Valli -“Let’s Hang On”
Let’s hang on to what we’ve got
Don’t let go girl we’ve got a lot
Got a lot of love between us
Hang on hang on hang on
To what we’ve got
and the song reminded me that despite our losses and grief, we need to remember to hold on to the love and people we do have in our lives. It’s easy to fall into the self-pity trap, I know this trap very well, been there a few times!
We’re into the holiday season, we see all the ads on TV for all the latest and greatest products and sales, and the social activities are being planned. If you are grieving the death of a loved one, you might not be feeling very festive and jolly, in fact you might be more like Scrooge – ho hum bug, wondering how will you cope? Continue reading