Posts Tagged ‘Grief’

Attitude of Gratitude

Sep 05 2014

I have been a widow for a little over a year now.  In the midst of silence and  profound pain, I have come to terms that in his short 39 years, my husband fulfilled his purpose here on Earth.  I also recognize that I am still living and breathing and therefore, I still need to fulfill mine. 

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Joy in the Midst of Pain – Moving beyond Grief after loosing a partner

Sep 02 2014

As I waited for my husband to take his final breath, I cried desperately  because I knew that my life would never be the same. His heavy labored breathing distracted me from any further thought. There was a seven second pause in between each breath. I waited for eight seconds, but he was constant at seven seconds. I held his hand as he took that final breath, I made a choice at that very moment, that I would never allow grief to rule my life and steal my joy.

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