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πŸ™ƒ Just For TODAY!

WE cannot bring back our loved ones.

 

WE cannot remove the pain someone is experiencing TODAY.

 

But WE can show them WE CARE with an email, a visit, a phone call, an invitation to do something fun, an offer to babysit or help around their house, a kudo on this site, kind words to a stranger, πŸ€—πŸ€Ž and so on.

 

Let US REACH OUT to at least 1 person TODAY.

 

Nicole πŸ€—πŸ€Ž (Grief & Loss Forum)

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Hi, Nicole, I totally agree with your recommendation to reach out to others, many of whom are struggling with their own situation.  This type of interaction started several weeks after my husband died, pretty much by accident when a stranger was so kind to me at a critical time.  Then I realized the power of true compassion and sharing and was able to offer him some emotional support as well.  It is healthy to do this and has helped me with healing and forgiveness as well as closure on pressing issues.  The power of communication and compassion is AWESOME.  That is why the Grief Forum has become a second home to me.  Thanks everyone.  Sue

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(1/28/23) WE cannot bring back our loved ones. WE cannot remove the pain someone is experiencing TODAY. But WE can show them WE CARE with an email, a visit, a phone call, an invitation to do something fun, an offer to babysit or help around their house, a kudo on this site, kind words to a stranger, β€ŒπŸ€—β€ŒπŸ€Ž and so on. Let US REACH OUT to at least 1 person TODAY. Nicole πŸ€ŽπŸ€— (Grief & Loss Forum)

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2 responses (1/24/23) We cannot bring back our loved ones. We cannot remove the pain someone is experiencing today. But we can show them we care with a kudo, kind words, πŸ€—πŸ€Ž and so on. Let us "reach out" to at least 1 person TODAY.

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Hi @NicoleW518772

AKA  APassionateLife🐱

"reach out" to at least 1 person TODAY......YOU😊

 

Yes....& a kudo to boot πŸ˜ƒ

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Thanks (1/25/23) Thank you Allen @Therapist4u and gave you one too! Have an AWESOME day, I am. Nicole πŸ€ŽπŸ€—

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Just a note to let you know that I am dealing with my loss on a daily basis and there are moments that the recent loss is overwhelming. I am keeping busy with day to day things and my hobbies. My daughters and I talk about the happenings and deal with them from time to time but remember the good times over the bad times which brings comfort to us..Gone but not forgotten is so true...

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1 comment (1/5/23 7:25pm EST) "Deep grief sometimes is almost like a specific location, a coordinate on a map of time. When you are standing in that forest of sorrow, you cannot imagine that you could ever find your way to a better place. But if someone can assure you that they themselves have stood in that same place, and now have moved on, sometimes this will bring hope” β€” Elizabeth Gilbert

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I really like this post! Thank you. What you do here HELPS people. Please always remember that.

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1 comment (1/4/23 6:30pm EST) @MarcyW882921 , @LeeS6949 , and @jonibee πŸ€ŽπŸ€—

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Good morning to you. 😴

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1 comment (1/3/23 12:45am EST) Dream of and treasure those memories of our loved ones. It is like they are still with us. Sometimes I hate waking up πŸ€ŽπŸ€—

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I pray that someday waking up each morning will be a happy experience in you life.

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1 comment (1/1/23 5am EST) Good Morning! I am thinking of you and know in my heart, WE will make it through TODAY πŸ€ŽπŸ€— One step at a time...

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I know I will make it through the day. I just don't know what the day will look like. What part of the day will be ok? When will I choke up when trying to talk? When will the tears start flowing? This grief is an uncontrollable beast.

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Very comforting to feel your presence...

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WOW!!!! Just WOW. That made me feel SO great. Thank you Nicole.

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