Sit with these two words: Courage and Patience. Let them stir you and spark your own creativity. Plunge in. Paint a picture. Write a story or a poem. Sing a song. Dance!
Slowly, God’s promises and grace penetrated the lies I had believed and replaced them in my mind. God’s peace passes all understanding.
Facing traumatic loss is about keeping our sanity and taking care of those who depend on us, all the while deciding how we are going to face this new unwelcome reality. I learned at so many points that I had to look straight at the loss or I could not find comfort.