It may seem odd to catalog things I’ve learned and am still learning as a result of child loss.
But it’s one way to take stock of where I started and how far I’ve come.
It’s also a reminder that some things are only learned through lived experience no matter how well another heart may describe the or yearn to share them.❤ Melanie
The way things are supposed to be isn’t always the way things are.
I can experience joy and sorrow in the same breath.
The capacity to love and extend grace is enlarged by suffering if I submit to it and don’t fight it.
Never, never, NEVER underestimate the power of presence or texts or the random, “thinking of you” card.
Read the rest here: Things I’m Learning