“The human soul doesn’t want to be advised or fixed or saved. It simply wants to be witnessed exactly how it is.” –Parker Palmer
This rings so true with those who are grieving, just being there for them to listen matters so much.
Grieving is such a difficult and inexplicable process we face as a human being. Though every single person’s grieving process looks different, there are some resources to help in this time. Please consider checking these resources out:
Community grief groups. One of the most important things to consider in dealing with everything is being surrounded by the support of others.
This TedTalk against grieving in silence reveals how important it is to admit your pain with those around you, as an integral part of healing.
For children grief can a seemingly impossible time of hurt and confusion. The National Alliance for Grieving Children offers a variety of resources to help kids through this time.
If you’re wanting to heal through an act of honoring your loved one, consider Light a Candle.
Researched and written by Baileigh Trulove