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On Meeting Loss, Finding Life

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February 21, 2022

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On Meeting Loss, Finding Life

There is deep beauty in not averting our gaze. No matter how hard it is, no matter how heartbreaking it can be. It is about presence. It is about bearing witness.

– Terry Tempest Williams –

On Meeting Loss, Finding Life

“If we are able to see that loss can teach us and fear can reveal our edges and priorities, we can begin to understand that grief is part of a natural process of transformation, and more so now, as we face radical uncertainty. We also can discover that healthy grieving can be relational, and in other societies grieving and mourning are shared experiences. So being transparent with others about our grief can be transformative. We can also explore how our ancestors grieved. Every culture has its own rich and deep history of rituals of transformation — and ours is like a treasure house waiting to be rediscovered.” Roshi Joan Halifax shares more. { read more }

Be The Change

For more inspiration, check out this short piece by Terry Patten on, “The Wisdom of Grieving.” { more }

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