Grief Is Hardcore This Time Of Year


”The holiday season is often a time of self-reflection and starting over; however, when you are grieving someone there is no respite. And with grief there no finish line. The loss is always present. Grief is hardcore. In other words, it is relentless, especially this time of year.” writes Kristin A. Meekhof. ”The very nature of bereavement means that you have suffered a deep wound. Unimaginable damage, both literally and figuratively, was done.The very process of healing that wound is extremely personal and internal. Certainly, there are some common themes, like anger and resentment, that those in grief can identify with but it would be callous of me to write that there is one way to heal. While the cause of death might be not be uncommon, each person is unique in way they experience loss.” More


About The Rev. Thomas C. Jackson

Ordained to the priesthood in December, 2010.
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