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When Grief Comes Knocking

The following words are not mine, but a poem by Donna Ashworth. Grief and loss can be a gut-wrenching emotion that sneaks up on a person, catching you unawares. I am reproducing Donna Ashworth's perceptive words, in the event that they might render support/distraction/emotional reassurances to those who are suffering loss and grief. For Ukrainian… Continue reading When Grief Comes Knocking

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Losing a friend

The sms was delivered whilst I was scrubbing the floors. So determined, was I, to remove all those doggy pawprints from the tiles that I didn't even check my phone for an hour or so. When I finally glanced at it, the words said that a dear, dear friend had passed away. Instantly, I was… Continue reading Losing a friend

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Sunday Sayings – Heartbreak

De liefde kent vlek nog gebrek. When you are in love you do not see any faults or shortcomings. (ie. Love makes you blind)Dutch proverb from from Gerard Oosterman Although it never gets better, the grief that comes with heartache adn loss, does get more manageable with time. Time can be a wonderful great healer.… Continue reading Sunday Sayings – Heartbreak