Grief is Good as featured on Yogapoetica Feb ’17

Between 2008 to 2015, I lost my great-aunt, great-uncle, great-grandmother, grandmother, grandfather, aunt, dog (read child), brother, and mom.  My mum’s nurse used to call our family the Kennedys, so blessed, but also plagued with great loss.  I come from a large family and the cycle of life and death is inevitable. We had many beautiful births in that same period, but it did not cancel out the sadness or emptiness that accompanies someone parting. Nothing does and believe me, I tried.  Embracing grief was the only way to find peace, but it was a process to get there…

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