October 23 2017

By: Jackie Hook
Monday, October 23, 2017

We’ve spent time this month comparing the waves of grief to waves of the ocean. Another thing that goes along with breaking ocean waves are rip currents.  Rip currents are very fast-moving channels of water that flow from the beach out into the ocean. Rip currents are extremely dangerous. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: “If caught in a rip current, don't fight it! Swim parallel to the shore and swim back to land at an angle.” The same can be said for a grief wave: if you get caught in one, don’t fight it, take care of yourself and move in the direction that parallels your intention to heal, grow and be transformed. 

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