“Grief is neither a disorder nor a healing process; it is a sign of health itself, a whole and natural gesture of love.”
– Gerald May
The Practice of Grief is the third step on your journey to Hope. What have you lost, friend? What is causing you so much pain and heartbreak? What did it mean to you? Let the feelings come as they will. Breathe slowly. Stay in this place as long as you can. Let the feelings, good and bad, wash over you. Little by little, let the Grief leave your body.
You will begin the Practice of Grief when you allow the emptiness to fill the depth of your sadness and acknowledge what you have lost, whatever it is – a person, a relationship, a job, an opportunity, a business, a dream. Name it and honor what it meant to you, and, then, moving forward, accept how its presence -- and its loss -- in your life will shape what is to come.
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