June 13 2022

By: Jackie Naginey Hook
Monday, June 13, 2022

As we continue our discussion of “Embrace the Journey,” let’s explore ways to help us through the wilderness of grief. A helpful place to start is with the word explore. According to www.britannica.com, explore means “to look at (something) in a careful way to learn more about it : to study or analyze (something).” Exploring our grief means looking at it carefully and asking what it wants from us. As Paula D’Arcy wrote in Waking Up to This Day: Seeing the Beauty Right before Us, “Grief’s single question, What really matters? illuminated a great dark. Few things really matter and those that do, matter dearly. Establishing what really matters is the first step.“ Contemplating this is one way to help us embrace the journey.

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