Grieving allows us to heal, to remember with love rather than pain. It is a sorting process. One by one you let go of the things that are gone and you mourn for them. One by one you take hold of the things that have become a part of who you are and build again.— Rachel Naomi Remen
Competitive Grieving Process quotations
Think of a lifeless forest in which a small plant pushes its head upward, out of the ruin. In our grief process, we are moving into life from death, without denying the devastation that came before.
When our spirit tells us it is time to weep, we should weep.
It is part of the ritual, if you will, of putting sadness in perspective and gaining control of the situation. . . . Grief has a purpose. Grieving does not mean you are weak It is the first step toward regaining balance and strength. Grieving is part of the tempering process.
There is a point in the grieving process when you can run away from memories or walk straight toward them.
Culturally, now, we're really tight around death, and as a result I think people miss out on a lot of the beautiful aspects of the end of life process that can be very helpful for the grieving process, that can be a really beautiful part of transition of life that we don't get to experience because it's not in the conversation.
Grief comes and goes, it ebbs and flows.
I think one of the lessons of this for me is that there's no one way to grieve. Everyone does it in their own way, in their own time, and we all process life and its challenges and its ups and downs as they come.
On a more personal note we in this country we have a very tragic situation occur at one of our universities and, it really has taken the country aback and there's a real grieving process that we're going through, And going through it mourning and learning about the victims and-learning about it and showing our support, you know, I hesitate to say, how does your country handle what is that type of carnage on a daily basis?
I am trying to be in that alchemical soup of human transformation.
I am trying to process, reconcile, forgive, let go, and grieve, when necessary.
I thought I'd become a funeral director when I wasn't going to be an actor.
I thought I would be good at helping some people with the grieving process and with trying to get them to talk about and understand who this person was.
As my family and I have worked through the grieving process, I've said all along ... that it may very well be that that process, by the time we get through, it, closes the window on mounting a realistic campaign for president that it might close.
Grieving must be done in its own time.
To deny the human reality that pain hurts only delays the process.
I don't believe in regretting - one should try to move on.
My mum was good at that. She was deeply in love with my father, and he died when I was nine. She remarried, and her second husband died, too. I saw the grieving process she went through. My mother had this way of moving on. It was a fine trait.
For a culture that has such a problem with death, we seem to deal with it in a quite bizarre way. We see people shot, killed and blown up, and we find it funny and sexy and all those things. But, the reality of it is that every day people die, and people are really sad and they grieve and they go through a really difficult process with it.
Perhaps the reassuring thing about grieving is that the process will not be cheated.
My main focus is to try to give myself time to heal.
..Forgiveness takes time. It is the last step of the grieving process.