A Journey Through Grief: Gentle, Specific Help to Get You by Alla Renee Bozarth Ph.D

By Alla Renee Bozarth Ph.D

For these people operating during the heartbreak of grief, writer Bozarth deals clever and comforting suggestion.

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The more meaning whatever is lost had for youor the more of yourself and your life or time you had invested in itthe more of yourself and the more life and time will go into the healinga. Page 31 <><><><><><><><><><><><> There was a flowering crabtree in my backyard some years ago. One autumn the small, hard, red fruit failed to fall off the tree, as it and the leaves died. The light leaves fell according to plan, but the heavier fruit remained, dried up and useless, yet stubbornly clinging to the branches through fall and into winter.

Be doctor or lover. Hold me, and remind me how. Page 43 Two Houses This is my grieving house. Like the Moon Houses of my mothers. I withdraw here into open space filled with comfortable red light to be apart. It is like crawling inside an egg. It is like being a seed aware of itself rotting in the ground but not understanding the strange new shoots sprouting from its sagging wounds. When I am inside my grieving house I paint myself red for protection. I practice parthenogenesis: I give birth to myself.

For then, your body may internalize the tears and you may become ill, experiencing actual bodily symptoms. The body creates vivid metaphors. It may substitute other forms of weeping, releasing inner excesses in liquid form. Catching cold, developing watering eyes and draining sinuses are obvious symbols of a release that needs to happen emotionally. " To be baptized means to be cleansed, to be reborn, and to be welcomed, and tears contain toxins that are actually physically released and cleansed from our bodies when we cry.

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