The Pain is Worth the Cost

The pain of losing a spouse and watching your kids grieve the loss of their parent, brings a sorrow that I can’t quite put into words. It’s unlike any feeling I could’ve ever even imagined.

It is said that “it” gets better in time. Just give it time. Time heals all wounds. As well meaning as the one saying these things might be, it’s just not true.

“It” doesn’t get better and it most certainly doesn’t go away. But, you do learn to live with it. It becomes a part of you. Just as the person you grieve leaves an unexplainable void in your heart and life, the impact they had while living leaves an imprint in who you are. As you carry the pain that their loss leaves, you also carry them with you.

Deep grief is the price you pay for deep love. It is always worth the cost.

13 thoughts on “The Pain is Worth the Cost

  1. love your blog – love your healing process. I lost my father when i was 8 years old. my sister and i watched my mom heal from his death as we did. you are so right – “IT” never goes away. He died almost 40 years ago, and I still grieve the loss as well. IT has become a part of who I am, and I pray that I make him proud.

    your words are powerful. you and your kids are in my prayers.

    thank you for your blog. it will continue to bring healing to you and to others.

    Blessings to you,

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    • Wow. Thank you so much. I’m not sure I have ever read a comment that meant so much. I am so sorry about the loss of your father. I hurt so bad watching my kids do life without their dad. But, I do try to be an example and help them go forward. You are in my prayers as well. Thanks again for your beautiful words. ❤️

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  2. J. M. Galindo says:

    I lost my father and…honestly I didn’t shed a tear but I felt shocked…I forgave him weeks before his death but losing him in December was practically a shock


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