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A wish for the grieving in 2017
« on: January 02, 2017, 10:27:11 AM »
This was posted by Dr. Joanne Cacciatore on Facebook.  She lost a child years ago.  Although a different loss from ours, I find many of her posts are beautiful and deal with grief in general.

May you rise strong out of the ashes
With the fire of loss in your belly
and the tenderness of love guiding your heart.

May you carry that love with the ferocity of a warrior,
a love of extraordinary force that knows no boundaries, no limits.

May you bravely face the questions of others who do not and cannot know,
And with a mighty voice speak your truth,
And with quivering legs stand tall
And despite the fear in your heart,
May you turn toward your own sage soul with reluctant trust.

May you feel held by the arms of others who have known this loss through history
And may the wisdom of the ages carry you in solidarity
through all the dark nights you will face.

And when you fall, may you fall back into the shadowwith compassion, courage,
and the resolve to rise again.

And again.  And again.


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Re: A wish for the grieving in 2017
« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2017, 03:44:45 PM »
Lovely... thank you for sharing it. I wish the same for you.
Without you, Baby, I'm not me.


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Re: A wish for the grieving in 2017
« Reply #2 on: January 03, 2017, 11:57:02 AM »
That is beautiful.  Brought on the tears. 
"Until my last breath, I loved you more than life itself." ~Kirk, in his envelope to be opened only upon his death.  And now I to you, My Love, until my last breath...


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Re: A wish for the grieving in 2017
« Reply #3 on: January 11, 2017, 08:06:58 PM »
Thank you Kater for sharing this beautiful piece.
Por que tu fuego a?n me quema, sin ti las noches son eternas,
tu aroma sigue aqu?, no me deja ir.. Por m?s que intente y quiera olvidarte, yo nunca lograre dejarte, cautivo de este amor sincero esclavo de tu voz.. Por que estoy am?ndote, so??ndose, aunque no est?s aqu?..
Y yo te esperare, amor aunque los a?os lleguen sin querer (Marc Anthony)