Grieving

In this sad world of ours, sorrow comes to all; and,

In this sad world of ours, sorrow comes to all; and, to the young, it comes with bitterest agony, because it takes them unawares. The older have learned to ever expect it. I am anxious to afford some alleviation of your present distress. Perfect relief is not possible, except with time. You can not now realize that you will ever feel better. Is not this so? And yet it is a mistake. You are sure to be happy again. To know this, which is certainly true, will make you some less miserable now. I have had experience enough to know what I say; and you need only to believe it, to feel better at once.

We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we

We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a human experience.

Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.

Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.

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Faris turned on him. “Why choose to wear black

Faris turned on him. “Why choose to wear black today, of all days? I know why I’m in black. Why are you? Mourning?He looked startled. “One does not wear mourning for a servant.”You still don’t understand, do you? He was not my servant.”He regarded her anger, aghast. “What then? What else could he be?Her empty hands shook as she held them out to him. Her voice shook as she replied, “Glove to my hand.” Slowly she closed her fists. “Everything.

Of course he wasn’t dead. He could never be dead

Of course he wasn’t dead. He could never be dead until she herself had finished feeling and thinking. The kiss of his memory made pictures of love and light against the wall. Here was peace. She pulled in her horizon like a great fish-net. Pulled it from around the waist of the world and draped it over her shoulder. So much of life in its meshes! She called in her soul to come and see.

Getting over someone is a grieving process. You mourn the

Getting over someone is a grieving process. You mourn the loss of the relationship, and that’s only expedited by ‘Out of sight, out of mind.’ But when you walk outside and see them on a billboard or on TV or on the cover of a magazine, it reopens the wound. It’s a high-class problem, but it’s real.

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