Accept that LOVE is Enough – Acceptance (Grief Stage 5)

“Acceptance is not about liking a situation. It is about acknowledging all that has been lost and learning to live with that loss.” -Elizabeth Kubler-Ross & David Kessler from On Grief and Grieving The final “aspect” of grief is Acceptance. And this makes me wonder if life isn’t just one big ‘ole ball of grief … More Accept that LOVE is Enough – Acceptance (Grief Stage 5)

How Much is that Man in the Window? Bargaining (Grief Stage 3)

“Guilt is often bargaining’s companion.” -Elizabeth Kubler-Ross & David Kessler from On Grief and Grieving After calming down from the anger over my singleness, I want to take some kind of action. I want some control back! Well, wanting control back would make the assumption that I ever really had “control” over this single thing … More How Much is that Man in the Window? Bargaining (Grief Stage 3)

When tragedy finds its way into our lives, we need to mourn, and to reconnect to LOVE. In the midst of sorrow I breathe, I take a breath, I open myself and receive gratitude that moves within me for Life, Life that I live, for all Life I breathe trusting in the ability for redemption…

Living and Loving in “Denial” (Grief Stage 1)

“Denial is more symbolic than literal.” -Elizabeth Kubler-Ross & David Kessler from On Grief and Grieving So how have I been in denial about being single? I can think of several ways: Trying to make a man love me; holding on to a “fantasy relationship;” seeking romantic relationships to make me happy and to fill … More Living and Loving in “Denial” (Grief Stage 1)