Finding Gratitude in Your Hardest Moments

grief and gratitude

Finding gratitude in your hardest moments takes conscious practice. When the death of a loved one knocks us down, gratitude is the farthest thing from our minds.  And it is okay to honor that you don’t feel it. More likely, you’re angry, bitter, and feeling abandoned by your loved one in some sense. Feelings aren’t always…

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Turning My Pain into Purpose

losing amma

Turning my pain into purpose is the only way I’ve known to transcend the grief of my mother’s loss. I’ve been in Chennai, India, for two weeks now. This is my first trip back home after both my parents went home to their Maker. My mother in January 2009, my father in August 2010. In…

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