Wednesday, September 26, 2012
How often we hear that phrase.
Yet, when one experiences a loss of life, a love, a limb, one's name, or a home, for example, grieving is necessary to get through the tunnel.
Like the Detroit/Windsor tunnel.
Light is all I aim for when navigating that tunnel.
Like the dark surrounding me in that tunnel, so grief envelopes peope hurting over loss of a job, a reputation from gossip, or, foreclosure on their home, to illustrate my point.
Good grief is a process one treks to avoid depression.
Swallowing one's grief, one's loss of a parent or spouse, one feels depression.
And, time later, often years, one wonders why he or she is depressed.
Failure to grieve a loss causes depression.
The Mondays of November from 7-8:30 pm, persons grieving or mourning are welcome to a good grief growth group I lead at the historic Sacred Heart Church, 18430 Utica Road, Roseville, MI., 48066. To register, call 586 777 9116. The cost is $5 per session.