November 22 2021

By: Jackie Naginey Hook
Monday, November 22, 2021

Including a practice of gratitude on your grief journey can be transformative. It might not feel like something you want to do, but if you set an intention to heal, it can help you move forward. Some people write letters to their deceased loved ones expressing their gratitude for them and what they brought to their lives. Others stop at the end of each day and find something they’re grateful for in their review of the day. It’s my experience that when I know I’m going to write down something I’m grateful for at the end of the day, I continually look for those moments during the day. This process is comforting. And sometimes grace blows in and presents the gratitude to us on a plate. Find what works for you and feel the grief, gratitude and grace.   

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