Things I’ve learned that helped me see grief as a precious gift: Grief is love. This was the shift for me. It sounds like an inspirational cliché, but it’s true, and when I finally allowed the truth of it to change my mind, it changed my perspective. Empathy is powerful. I’ve heard the term “miseryContinue reading “The Gift”
For me, spending time everyday facing and wrestling with the thoughts and feelings this grief creates has made a difference. It’s like adding oars to my boat, sometimes I still can’t beat the current, but they help me navigate it, and when the current isn’t flowing, I can move along at my own pace.
This is my 100th illustration dealing with grief. For me, balance started to seem attainable when I learned that grief is love. So, I’ve been moving this mountain of grief into the valley where the love was. One rock at a time.