For many people dealing with divorce is like dealing with death. Having your marriage die creates a sense of loss whether or not you are the one who ends up filing for divorce. And, when you experience such a huge loss, you grieve.
Its natural. But, what do you do with that grief?
You do well to face it. When you shove grief down it doesn’t get resolved. When you process through the grief you allow yourself to experience the emotions and resolve them.
Resolving emotions includes understanding the thoughts behind those emotions and making choices to move beyond those thoughts. That sounds […]
Grieving is a process God gives us to help us heal when something or someone we value is lost.”
I truly believe that. Without appropriate grieving we would be stuck in loss. Working through grief moves us forward.
Identifying grief and addressing it is critical; otherwise, grief may drag out for years. Once you realize that what you are feeling is grief, it can be easier to begin the path toward healing. Actively working through your grief is like giving a gift to yourself since doing so will help you to heal.
Working through Grief
Make a deliberate decision to deal with your divorce […]
Are you familiar with pluff mud? It’s a thick, gooey, dark mud with a distinct odor found in marsh areas of the Carolina low country. Pluff mud is why people build docks to get to the river.
Don’t take getting in pluff mud lightly–it wants to suck your shoes off. Get in too deep and you’ll struggle to get out.
This stinky goo of ground is full of organic matter both dead and alive. But even amid the death in pluff mud there is life. The decay found there makes fertile ground for new growth. Pluff mud hosts various creatures as well […]