Sorrow – Lessons from Grief

6cf329e01c494aabff573ccbd9fca86bMy Featured Blogger this week is Chandra Lynn of Pics and Posts. New Orleans-born, Alabama-dwelling Chandra teaches literature and composition at “a small liberal arts university.” Because she lives “the life of the mind” at her job, Chandra says, her blog is her escape, her place share things she’s captured with her camera. But don’t let that fool you. She captures things with her mind and her heart too — as the images and words on display here reveal!

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Butterfly-2 wmLoss and grief are inevitable parts of life. We know this, but that doesn’t make it easier to manage. In fact, the inevitable is often a source of anxiety for some. Despite how ab-so-lute-ly awful it is, grief teaches us many lessons about life, love, and ourselves. Here are someof the lessons I’ve learned.

  1. Love is more powerful than we can ever find words for or even imagine. We continue loving long after the person is gone.
  2. Grief is a journey for one. Others may grieve the loss of the same person, but not the same loss. Every loss is personal and the journey to healing individual.
  3. There is no “getting over” a loss, but eventually the wound will heal. As with all wounds, there will be scars.
  4. Grief stays with us. It morphs and shape-shifts until it settles into our beings.
  5. Eventually, we learn to live with grief…

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About mitchteemley

Writer, Filmmaker, Humorist, Thinker-about-stuffer
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9 Responses to Sorrow – Lessons from Grief

  1. Thank you for sharing this new blogger with us!

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  2. Thanks for sharing Mitch.

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  3. Good post. Thank you.

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  4. Excellent share from Chandra, Mitch. She is right on the mark when it comes to grief.

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  5. Chandra Lynn says:

    I am so honored and so touched by your sharing my blog post here. I have no words–other than: Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

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