I no longer wanted to hear anything that reminded me of him. It hurt too much.
I posted this on my Facebook page and it’s had over 40k shares with 10k+ comments and 6 million reached so I wanted to share it with you as well. via First 4 Words You See? — Dr. Eric Perry, PhD
People who have suffered through the trauma that comes with loss are forever changed. Once they begin the journey towards moving forward, they find themselves tirelessly working towards getting back to who they used to be. The real struggle is that they are fighting an uphill battle, in that, they don’t realize that it’s just… Continue reading Forever Changed
I missed you so much today. I’ll miss you tomorrow too. Not a single day goes by that I don’t think of you. How does a heart broken continue to beat? How can it possibly go on when there are pieces forever missing because you are gone? Some say, “you need to get past it.”… Continue reading Memories Have To Do
The older I get, the more wisdom I gain, and as my relationship with the Lord continues to evolve and grow, things just become much more simplified. I don’t worry about the things that I used to. Things that used to get me upset/worked up, things that used to hurt my feelings, etc. just don’t… Continue reading I Have Learned
People are often afraid to bring up our loved ones. They, with the best of intentions, don’t want to say something that might bring hurt or pain. Let me help you. There isn’t anything that can hurt me worse or cause more pain than I’ve already experienced. That being said, please know that the silence… Continue reading Break the Silence
Why are people scared of grief?
You will always grieve the one you lost. Always. No amount of time will change that. You need to hear something today though. They would want you to live. They would want you to be happy. Easier said than done, I know, but you have to try. I look at it this way and it… Continue reading Living w/ Grief
When you are wondering what your purpose is: You need seek God wholeheartedly about what HE wants for you. I promise He will show you! That being said, we have to remember that it’s all in His timing, not ours. He will show you when He believes you are ready. He started a good work… Continue reading Purpose
I have written on this subject quite a bit. The reason for that is most likely because it's something that has been top of mind for the last several years. Prior to losing my husband, I never really had to think about forgiveness very much, it just came naturally. It actually used to drive Jonathan… Continue reading Forgiveness 3.0