The holiday season is a bad time for me because nearly three years ago my mum died just after Christmas. Since this time if I am honest, I have not celebrated it like I used to. It has left a massive void in my heart. But this year although I feel sad, I am going … Continue reading How do I deal and manage my mental health during the holidays?
Losing a loved one is one of life’s major life events. There is no right or wrong way to grieve. I lost my mum last year at first I cried but then I went into organization mode helping dad to organize the funeral. I have not cried since but have been told this is normal. … Continue reading BEREAVEMENT
Grief looks different on each person.
God works in ways that astound me. Last month when I looked at the calendar for Defying Shadows and chose some subjects to write about, I had no idea that when I chose then to write about grief today, how appropriate it would be. Last week I lost someone who'd been a close friend since … Continue reading Grief: How to Navigate Through Loss