What if grief is the natural order of things, a way of loving life anyway?

Love Stephen Jenkinson!

Thanks Monica.  It’s very timely right now.

Everything Matters: Beyond Meds

Below is a collection of links to posts on grief.  This is another post which will be put at the top of the page in the archives navigation menus. I will add to it when new posts on grief are added to the Beyond Meds.

Grief need not be pathologized even if it takes a long time.

I introduce the subject with a lovely and thoughtful quote by Stephen Jenkinson who has quickly become a favorite source of inspiration.

crackedFrom a young age we see around us that grief is mostly an affliction, a misery that intrudes into the life we deserve, a rupture of the natural order of things, a trauma that we need coping and management and five stages and twelve steps to get over.

Here’s the revolution: What if grief is a skill, in the same way that love is a skill, something that must be learned…

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About Casey

“the only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars and in the middle you see the blue centerlight pop and everybody goes ‘Awww!’ ~ Jack Kerouac, On The Road Again
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