I doubt that grief has a one-size-fits-all strategy. The best I can do as I find my way through this darkness is give myself and others grace as we muddy this first set of holidays and memories with our awkward steps (and missteps) through them.
Writer and creative. Some stories develop over long periods of time in snippets of peeks & prejudices. Glimpses & tweets. I tweet stories.
This whole month bombarded us with reminders: BE GRATEFUL! It's not a bad reminder, but sometimes true thanks can get lost in a soup of clichés and bumper-sticker messages. The honest truth isn't always easy to nail own. #gratitude #myths #thanks
True Thanks https://www.pennienichols.com/accidental-blogs/true-thanks/
I thought I was stoic, but maybe I'm not.
When we're thrown into the fire, the first thing to burn away are the masks and falsehoods we use to protect ourselves. I'm in the fire.
I just returned from a retreat entitled Ego Break Retreat. #Alzheimers