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Image source: Modern Widows Club, Impact Report 2011–2020. We have learned that trauma is not just an event that took place sometime in the past; it is also the imprint left by that experience on mind, brain, and body. This imprint has ongoing consequences for how the human organism manages to survive in the present.
You can clutch the past so tightly to your chest that it leaves your arms too full to embrace the present. - Jan Gildwell Grieving is a necessary passage and a difficult transition to finally letting go of sorrow - it is not a permanent rest stop. - Dodinsky Grief is the price we
Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own. - Matthew 6:34 Let the past sleep, but let it sleep in the sweet embrace of Christ, and let us go into the invincible future with Him. - Oswald Chambers As we
“I am sadness with a smile’s veneer” - Eric Baker, Musician and Songwriter Extraordinaire Those who lost faith in the future, his future is doomed. With his loss of belief in the future he also lost his spiritual hold. He let himself decline, and became subject to mental and physical decay.. Viktor Frankl -
It’s hard to move forward unless you’ve made peace with your past – Unknown You will lose someone you can’t live without, and your heart will be badly broken, and the bad news is that you never completely get over the loss of your beloved. But this is also the good news. They live
As iron sharpens iron, so a friend sharpens a friend - Proverb 27:17 For when two or three are gathered in my name, there am I among them - Matthew 18:20 Comfort comes from knowing that people have made the same journey. And solace comes from understanding how others have learned to sing again.
Losing all your highs and lows, and it funny how the feelin goes away - Desperado lyrics, Eagles I waited patiently for the Lord; he turned to me and heard my cry. He lifted me out of the slimy pit, out of the mud and mire; he set my feet on a rock and
Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths. - Proverbs 3:5-6 (ESV) Those who walk with God, always reach their destination. ― Henry Ford But those who hope in the Lord will renew
Sitting there and focusing all your blame and time on the fact that your perfect plan, or your world got thrown upside down, accomplishes nothing - nothing - Jason Redman, Navy SEAL and author The LORD is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge,
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, The courage to change the things I can, And the wisdom to know the difference. - The AA Serenity Prayer It had been a long night, perhaps the longest of my life. Saying goodbye to my beautiful bride Judy at around
Cast your burden on the Lord - Psalm 55:22 Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We have only this moment, sparking like a star in our hand and melting like a snowflake.- Sir Francis Bacon As we look at how our life advances, neuroscientist
Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us.. - ROMANS 5 3:5