A Nation Grieves For Those In Boston
Once again here in the US we are faced with grief from a horrible tragedy with the bombing at the Boston Marathon. What we have viewed on TV is reminiscent of what we have viewed from war scenes.
The grief over the sudden deaths and injuries will make people pause and wonder if they are safe? Is their city safe and are their children safe. We are all experiencing the shock, anger and sadness which are all typical reactions of grief.
How do we talk to our children about what’s happened?
We should talk to our kids… Continue reading
Sadness as a Part of the Journey to Healing
Grieving Changes – Breast Cancer & Widows
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and I bet everyone reading this has been touched by this insidious disease, either personally or through a friend or relative. Breast cancer is one of those few cancers that can leave a woman disfigured, leaving her often grieving how her body used to look and how she used to feel as a woman.
She grieves in many of the same ways as I have as a widow. I grieved for a life I used to have and was forced to find a new normal, so does she.
A woman with breast cancer often… Continue reading