The Heartbreak of Separation
It is the wrong time of year for me to be posting this. The article is about Sandy Hook, and the people of that community's decision not to publicly commemorate the first anniversary of the shootings. But the things they have to say in the article are so wise, and as world events continue to give us cause to grieve, I wanted to share it.
"What grief is, is a form of love, but with the loved one gone, so it’s really the heartbreak of separation from the loved one. So the work of grief is to find a new form for that love, to find a new expression for it, a new commitment, a way to honor the love..."