April 11 2022

By: Jackie Naginey Hook
Monday, April 11, 2022

As we further explore “Grounded Grieving,” I want to talk about grounded ways to nourish ourselves and release some of our pain when we’re grieving. I think Howard Thurman said it well, “There is something in every one of you that waits and listens for the sound of the genuine in yourself. That is the only true guide you will ever have.” Our genuine is our ground, something this is always there and never changes. When we ground our grief in the genuine, we feel it and begin to heal. We allow ourselves to sit with the pain and little by little release it – the grounding both nourishes us and takes our grief. There are many practices that help nourish us and release our pain. To read more about some ideas, please visit our 4-3-2-1-! on Finding Hope, Healing and Wholeness.   

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