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There is a wish among us, one that can be granted. I wish those who have not entered this journey would educate themselves, just a little, in understanding the path we have been forced to take. Sadly, many will not notice this road until they themselves set their feet on its clay. It is then they will look back and see the folly of their words, the misconceived ideas of what grief is. So many...Comments
As Tim says
Here is a song I wrote to remember lost loved ones and feeling their presence all around...Original song wrote by Tim Strathman copyright Tim Strathman 2015Comments
Grief Surges – those unexpected, out-of-the-blue emotional tailspins that can send us spiraling downward with no forethought and no warning. Like ocean waves that tumultuously surge against the rocky shoreline, our emotions roll over us, bringing back the pain of our grief as if we were experiencing the event that triggered our grief all over again. Ah, if only we could protect...Comments
Please take your eyes and focus them on the beauty that is all around you. You are not alone. You are not without them. They are with you and watching over you in all that you do from Heaven. Heaven is not as far away as you think. It is not past the moon and stars. You do not need a rocket ship to get to them.
Heaven is only 3 feet off of our floor....Comments
When a loved one passes.. We tend to think of them as Lost…. We make the fact that we “Lost” them our focus…. We talk about spending our Days “Without” them…. We say that they “Won’t be with us in the Holiday Season” ….. “We will Never Spend another Birthday with them”….. “Living is so hard to do when they are gone”
My Question is…. WHY????????????
Letter from Heaven
To my dearest family, some things I'd like to say... but first of all to let you know that I arrived okay. I'm writing this from heaven, here I dwell with God above. Here there is no sadness, here is just eternal love. Please do not be unhappy just because I am out of sight. Remember I am with you every morning noon and night. The day I had to leave when my life on...Comments
When I was a very young teen, my mom, two brothers, two cousins and an Aunt took a trip from Colorado to California, by car, to see my grandma, mom's mom. We all know what traveling long distances with kids is like. My grandma had a hereditary lung condition, that's what my mom said. Grams lungs filled with fluid constantly, she was always on the edge of drowning. She ate Vicks Vapro rub...Comments
Decades ago, when I was a young mother with two little daughters, the Air Force sent my husband to Vietnam. A flight surgeon, he was commander of a base hospital in the central highlands. He was gone for a year, and during that year I grieved for him immensely. My anticipatory grief became worse as the months passed. Each day, I wondered if this would be the day men in uniform would appear at...Comments
Glen Lord talks with Larry Agresto www.dadswithheart.com about the Compassionate Friends...Comments