"Miscarriage Quotes" refers to a collection of poignant and powerful statements that aim to provide solace, understanding, and empathy to those who have experienced the loss of a pregnancy. These quotes often encapsulate the complex emotions and deep sorrow that accompanies such a heartbreaking event.
While they cannot heal the pain entirely, these quotes can serve as a source of comfort and support, reminding individuals that they are not alone in their grief and that their feelings are valid. Through the power of words, "Miscarriage Quotes" offer solace and a sense of connection to those who have endured the devastating loss of a pregnancy.
Below are various miscarriage quotes with their meanings/explanations;
“Sometimes the smallest things, take up the most room in our heart.” – A.A. Milne
We all know that small things can make a big impact on our lives. From the smallest things, like choosing the right outfit for a special occasion, to the bigger things, like saving for a long-term goal, small actions can have a large impact. When it comes to love, sometimes the simplest things can be the most important.
“The best advice that I got during counseling: Don’t judge your spouse’s grief response. Give them the freedom to grieve their own way.” – Rachel Crawford
It can be tough to know how to react when your spouse suffers from grief. Some people might say that they shouldn't judge their spouse's response, while others might say that they should give them the freedom to grieve their own way. Ultimately, it is up to the couple to decide what works best for them.
“She was born silent after fighting so hard to make it to our world. She is at peace now and will live forever in our hearts.” - Christina Perri
When She was born, she was everything to her mother and father. They fought to ensure their daughter could have a voice, but in the end, they were successful. As She grows older, She will always be remembered as the girl who fought so hard to make it into our world. Now, she is at peace and will live forever in our hearts.
“A wife who loses a husband is called a widow. A husband who loses a wife is called a widower. A child who loses his parents is called an orphan. There is no word for a parent who loses a child. That’s how awful the loss is.” - Jay Neugeboren, An Orphan’s Tale
There is no word for a parent who loses a child. That’s the sad reality for many families when their spouse, husband, or wife passes away. For widowers and orphans, the loss of a loved one is even more profound. There are no words to describe the emptiness and sorrow that exist after a person loses someone they cared for deeply.
“It hurts because it matters.” – John Green
The world is a harsh place. It can feel like the pain inflicted by others is all that matters. Whether it’s through their words or actions, people can make us feel like we’re insignificant. That’s why it’s important to stand up for what we believe in, no matter what other people may say. There will always be those who don’t understand, but that doesn’t mean they have to be hurt.
“Before I carried the pain, I carried you. And in my heart, I carry you still.” – Unknown
In simplest terms, childbirth is a process of carrying a baby and caring for them until they are born. It is an incredibly difficult and personal experience, and for many women, it is one that they carry with them for the rest of their lives. There are many myths about childbirth, but one of the most persistent is that women carry weight during labor.
“What does a miscarriage feel like? It feels as if you have been short-changed by nature. You will cry for what might have been but nobody will understand because they didn’t feel it.” – Unknown
Miscarriages are incredibly common and can feel incredibly painful. They can also feel like a loss of something that was precious to you. If you are experiencing a miscarriage, it is important to talk to somebody about what it feels like. There is no one who will understand more than somebody who has gone through a miscarriage themselves.
“The longing in my heart is only for you, my dear baby in heaven.” - Unknown
There's something about the way we look for you that just makes our hearts race. We long to be with you and hold you close. Even though we can't see you, we feel your presence in everything we do. The longing in our hearts is only for you, our dear baby in heaven.
“When my wife and I lost our son, we had similar but very different experiences. She felt she was caught in a blizzard and she doesn’t remember the six months after we lost him. For me, it was like everything that I had known burnt to the ground, this field or forest that was turned to ash, burning, smoldering. How do I make sense of a world where this can happen?” – Sean Hanish
When our wife and son lost him in a car accident, we had very different experiences. She felt like she was caught in a blizzard and she remembered the six months after. He was five years old when he died and we only found out about it a few weeks after the accident. Even though our experiences were very different, we both grieved for him deeply and longed for the chance to see him again.
“Imagine a love so strong it made saying hello and goodbye in the same day worth all the pain.” - Unknown
Imagine a love so strong it made saying hello and goodbye on the same day worth all the pain. If you've ever been in love, you know how amazing it feels to feel that connection deep inside of you. And when those moments come around where you can't help but say hello and goodbye, it's even more special. Whether it's your significant other standing next to you or just an upcoming date or meeting, saying goodbye is always bittersweet.
“There’s no tragedy in life like the death of a child. Things never get back to the way they were.” - Dwight D. Eisenhower
As humans, we try to make sense of the death of a child. We may feel guilty, or even sad. But as long as we don’t allow our sorrow to take over our lives, we can find comfort in the knowledge that our lives are still full of opportunity and that there is always something to enjoy.
“You were but a drop of rain to the eye but managed to flood my heart with love during your brief time with us.” - Unknown
Life can be tough, but when you find someone who makes everything feel okay, it just makes the pain all worth it.
“For several days, I slept. Whether this was a necessary part of physical recovery or a stubborn retreat from waking reality, I do not know, but I woke only reluctantly to take a little food, falling at once back into a stupor of oblivion, as though the small, warm weight of broth in my stomach were an anchor that pulled me after it, down through the murky fathoms of sleep.” - Diana Gabaldon
In the aftermath of a traumatic experience, many people may feel exhausted or even discouraged.
“It is not length of life, but depth of life.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
When it comes to life, there is no right or wrong answer. What matters is how we live our lives and what we put our focus on. Some people believe that life is only about the length of time we live, while others believe that life is more important than just how long we live. Regardless of what you think, it is important to live a life that matters.
“To lose a child is to lose a piece of yourself.” – Dr. Burton Grebin
To lose a child is to lose a piece of yourself. Whether you are the parent or guardian, it is important that you take care of your child and provide them with everything they need and want. Unfortunately, there are some things that can tear apart a family. A miscarriage can be such an event. To lose a child is to lose a piece of yourself- whether that be the child’s physical form, emotional support, or simply the knowledge that you are responsible for them.
“What my sister needed was not people urging her, as so many did, to get pregnant again as soon as possible, but acknowledgment of her loss and the violence that she experienced in that loss. She needed to know that this was not a failure or that she was a bad mother. She needed to be allowed to be not only sad but also, in her grief, to be angry.” – Soraya Chemaly
The sister of the victim of a violent miscarriage says that people who urged her to get pregnant again were not alone in their opinion. The sister, who asked to remain anonymous, says that acknowledgment and support from family and friends was what she needed. The sister says that she experienced violence after her last miscarriage and did not want to relive the experience. Though she is grateful for the support she has received, the sister says that she wants to be proactive in terms of preventing another miscarriage.
“It has been said, ‘time heals all wounds.’ I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers it with scar tissue and the pain lessens. But it is never gone.” - Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy
There is no doubt that time heals all wounds, but the wounds themselves remain. In time, the mind covers them with scar tissue and the pain lessens. But it is never gone. The scars are reminders of what was hurt and how much pain was felt. They are also a reminder of what could have been, if only someone had taken action and tried to fix the situation.
“A life need not be long-lived, for it to be meaningful.” – Unknown
There are many things that can make a life meaningful. A loving family, close friends, a job that you enjoy, and purposeful goals. It doesn't have to be long-lived for these things to be important. A person can find meaning in their life by taking care of those around them and making sure that they have everything they need.
“I would have given my last breath to see you take your first.” - Unknown
It was a moment of pure agony as the family of a dead son felt their hopes dashed as they saw the ambulance pull up to the house. They knew that their last breath had not been given to see their son take his first steps. The father, mother, and young son all died in the ambulance ride to the hospital.
“That moment after losing your baby when you need to get out of the house but then see a mother with her newborn baby. That’s a pain like nothing else.” – Unknown
When you lose your baby, there is a moment when you need to get out of the house but then see a mother with her newborn baby. It's like nothing else. You may feel overwhelmed and stressed, but at the same time you feel grateful for this moment and the love that these parents have for their child.
“We do not “get over” a death. We learn to carry the grief and integrate the loss into our lives. In our hearts, we carry those who have died. We grieve and we love. We remember.” - Nathalie Himmelrich
The death of a loved one leaves a wide-reaching ripple effect on a person. Whether it is the sudden loss of a parent, sibling, or friend, the death can be incredibly jarring and challenging. However, in some cases, grieving can be helped by incorporating the bereavement into one's daily life. This allows for positive growth and learning in both the individual and the community around them.
“A person’s a person, no matter how small.” – Dr. Seuss
People are unique and cannot be reduced to one thing. Even if something small makes someone feel insignificant, that person is still a person, regardless of what they may feel. No matter how small their problem or how insignificant their action, people are always worth considering and spending time with.
“I am not functioning very well. Living with the knowledge that the baby is dead is painful. I feel so far away from you, God. I can only try to believe that you are sustaining me and guiding me through this. Please continue to stand by my side.” - Christine O’Keeffe Lafser
The death of a child is a difficult experience for anyone, but especially for those who are caring for and loved ones who are also involved in the process. For many, the knowledge that their baby is dead can be incredibly painful. Living with the knowledge can be tough, and it can be difficult to cope with the sense of emptiness that often exists after the death of a child.
“You didn’t stay for long, but in those precious few weeks, you changed me forever.” – Zoe Clark-Coates
Our dead child, You didn't stay for long, but in those precious few weeks, you changed us forever. We bonded over our shared pain and loss, and we would often talk about the future, planning the things we wanted to do. We knew that if we could just find a way to get through this time together, everything would be alright. But then one day, you were gone. And with you went our hope for a better future.
“She was born silent into this world, but her little life spoke volumes.” - Unknown
The little girl who was born silent into this world had a life that spoke volumes. She experienced pain, joy, and love all while living a life that was yet to be written. Her life is an example to millions of girls and women who are living in silence because they don't want their lives to be the same.
“There is no right way to grieve; there is only your way to grieve and that is different for everyone.” – Nathalie Himmelrich
Many people believe that there is a right way to grieve, but many people’s methods of grieving are different for each individual. For some, it may be through writing or talking about their lost loved one, while others may prefer taking time for themselves to mourn. There is no right or wrong way to grieve, only your own unique way that works best for you.
“You never know how strong you are until being strong is your only choice.” - Bob Marley
There are many factors that can determine one's ability to be strong. These factors include genetic disposition, physical conditioning, and mental toughness. However, there is one constant in any person's journey to be a strong individual- being strong becomes your only choice. If you want to be successful, you have to put in the hard work.
“Throughout my life, there were a few hard days. Days where even when I tried to be happy, my heart still cracked and Mother’s Day was one of those. For others, it stood as a celebration. For me, it spoke of loss and failure. Because there’s no such thing as an ‘almost’ Mother’s day.” – Brittany Cherry
Mother's Day is a special day to celebrate the relationship between mothers and their children. It's a day to reflect on the pleasure and hardships motherhood has brought to people throughout their lives. Even for those who don't have mothers themselves, Mother's Day can be a reminder of the bond that exists between mother and child.
“A flower bloomed already wilting. Beginning its life with an early ending.” - RJ Gonzales, Mundahlia
The sun is setting behind the mountains, painting the sky with its last rays of light. The flowers in the nearby gardens are starting to show their first signs of life. Some have already wilted and are no longer producing any flowers. Others are starting to grow but are still small. There is a mixture of both. For some, this is an early sign that their flowers will not survive another day.
“At sunset, the little soul that had come with the dawning went away, leaving heartbreak behind it.” - L.M. Montgomery, Anne’s House of Dreams
Since the dawn of time, humans have had a desire to connect with their little souls. When dusk falls, many people go out into the world to meet new people and make new memories. Some find happiness at this time of night, while others feel sadness and regret. No one really knows why or how it happens, but at some point in life, the little soul that had come with the dawning goes away.
“I felt lost and alone, and I felt like I failed. I didn’t know how common miscarriages were because we didn’t talk about them. We sit in our own pain, thinking that somehow we’re broken.” - Michelle Obama
We felt lost and alone. We didn't know how common miscarriages were because we didn't talk about them. We sit in our own pain, thinking that somehow we're broken. But even though we're struggling, we know that we can and do have a fighting chance. If we keep talking about miscarriage, we can help each other through our journey and build a support system.
“Losing a child means carrying an almost unbearable grief, experienced by many but talked about by few.” - Meghan Markle
When a child is lost, the parents of that child must carry an almost unbearable grief. They may feel as though they are losing their mind, and many experience suicidal thoughts. The process of finding a replacement for a child can be incredibly difficult, and there is no easy way to cope with the emotional impact of this loss.
“Even those that never fully blossom bring beauty into the world.” – Unknown
There is much to be said for those who never fully blossom, but there is something special and unique about those who do. Whether they are still in their formative years or have already reached their prime, these individuals bring beauty into the world. Their lives are full of adventure and upheaval, and they experience life to the fullest. They are often the first to face challenges and unknown territories, and as a result, they develop great wisdom and character.
“A miscarriage is not a failure, because a failure implies that it’s something you can control. Miscarriages are beyond our control.” - Dr. Simone Whitmore
Miscarriages are not failures. They are something that happens to people, and they can be difficult to cope with. However, because a miscarriage is beyond our control, it doesn't mean that it is a failure. Miscarriages can be a time of burden and heartache, but they are also a time of joy and healing.
“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” -Maya Angelou
The pain of bearing an untold story inside you can be unbearable. It can be as if you're living in a world where the secrets you keep are punishable by death. These secrets can haunt you for the rest of your life, and it can be hard to move on from them. But despite the emotional pain, it's also worth it to know the truth.
“Grief is not a sign of weakness, nor a lack of faith.. it is the price of love.” – Unknown
When a loved one passes away, it can be hard to deal with the emotions associated with the death. Grief, though initially felt as if it was a sign of weakness, can actually be the best thing that a person could have. It allows for growth and creates space for reflection on what happened. Mourning is natural, but there is nothing wrong with having support from those around you in order to heal and move on.
“Heaven and earth may separate us today, but nothing will ever change the fact that you made me a mom.” – Unknown
In a world where everything is constantly changing, Mom really shines through. Whether it's making dinner or taking care of her kids, she is always there to help. She has a never-ending love for them and an unwavering faith in them. Even though we may be apart today, the fact that we were both mothers will always remain one of the most rewarding experiences of our lives.
“Though your body may heal quickly, the emotional wound of your pregnancy loss may linger. Give yourself time to grieve.” - Unknown
Though your body may heal quickly, the emotional wound of your pregnancy loss may linger. Give yourself time to grieve. Mourning the experience can be difficult but important work needs to be done in order to move on. Some tips for dealing with a pregnancy loss include spending time with loved ones, engaging in healthy activities, and taking care of yourself mentally and physically.
“Your absence has gone through me like a thread through a needle. Everything I do is stitched with its color.” - W.S. Merwin
Every day we feel the emptiness of not having our dead child with us. It's like a hole in our chest that never seems to heal. We miss him constantly and it feels like no matter how much we try, something just isn't right. Our lives are filled with so many other concerns now that we can't even focus on grieving for our child. The pain is so constant and overwhelming that it's hard to keep going.
“A mother’s grief is as timeless as her love.” – Joanne Cacciatore
Mourning is one of the most common emotions a mother may experience. Mothers experience grief in different ways, and it can vary from day to day. Some mothers may feel overwhelmed and helpless when their loved ones are gone, while others may be relieved and grateful. No matter what the mother’s reaction, mourning is an essential part of her grieving process.
“I no longer seek those things that help me to heal but for those things that fortify me with the strength required to carry the load, fate has set upon my shoulders. Instead of finding a way to forget, find a way to bear the constant remembering. The silence of the wild being one of those elements that reinforce the weathered walls of the soul and mind.” - L.M. Browning
It has been said that what we seek in life, the universe sends our way. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. For some people, fate has set upon their shoulders to carry the load while others are left struggling under the weight. Regardless of what someone's destiny holds, it is important to remember that there is always a way to overcome any obstacle.
“I wish I could have held you just once before you left us.” - Conan Gray
As the days grow shorter and our thoughts turn to the loss of our little one, we can only imagine the pain and anguish felt by both parents and relatives as they try to grapple with what could have been. Our dead child was just one example of the many lost opportunities we all face every day. We are grateful for each moment we spend with our loved ones, but we wish we could have held them just once before they left us.
“I think that’s one of the reasons women don’t tell people when they’ve had a miscarriage-they think it’s their fault. I remember I worried about what my in-laws would think, which is so crazy. I thought they’d think their son had married a terrible person. Also, because I made the mistake of telling people as soon as I got pregnant, I then had to tell them the bad news and then I felt like I was burdening them.” - Ali Wong
When a woman has a miscarriage, she often feels like her fault. She thinks she could have prevented it if she only went to the doctor earlier or if she didn't eat that food. She feels like she needs to apologize to her husband, friends, and family for letting them all down. But many women don't tell anyone about their miscarriages because they think it's their fault.
“Blaming the woman for the loss of a child is like blaming the soldier for the loss of his life in battle.” - Katherine Longshore, Brazen
Blaming the woman for the loss of a child is like blaming the soldier for the loss of his life in battle. It is an act of stupidity that results in harm to both the individual and society.
“There is no foot too small that it cannot leave an imprint on this world.” – Unknown
There is no foot so small that it cannot leave an imprint on this world. People are born and grow, and change and grow again. No one is ever done in life, and there will always be something new to explore.
“A mother is never defined by the number of children you can see, but by the love that she holds in her heart.” – Franchesca Cox
When it comes to motherhood, there is no one definition that fits everyone. Some women are defined by the number of children they can see, while others are content with having just one or two. Whatever your definition, is completely valid. The love that a mother has for her children is something that cannot be bought or taken from her. It’s something she shares with them each and every day, and it’s what makes them the most important part of her life.
“Babies lost in the womb were never touched by fear. They were never cold, never hungry, never alone, and importantly always knew love.” -Zoe Clark-Coates
Babies lost in the womb were never touched by fear. They were never cold, never hungry, never alone, and importantly always knew love. Fear was only a product of society and its perceptions of what is appropriate for a baby. For most babies, being touchéd by fear was an experience that was avoided at all costs.
“When a baby is born, it’s a mother’s instinct to protect her baby. When a baby dies, it’s a mother’s instinct to protect their memory.” - Unknown
People often assume that after a miscarriage, the grieving process is over. However, for many women, the emotional wound from their pregnancy loss will linger for some time. In fact, some women feel so raw and devastated that they don't even want to leave their houses. This can be difficult for both the widow and her husband to handle, as well as for the family members who are close to her. Though your body may heal quickly, the emotional wound of your pregnancy loss may linger.
“As long as I can I will look at this world for both of us, as long as I can, I will laugh with the birds, I will sing with the flowers, I will pray to the stars, for both of us.” – Unknown
Reconcile is a word that is often used to describe the process of bridging the gap between two people. In some cases, reconciliation can be difficult, but it is essential for both parties involved. For most couples, reconciliation starts with communication and includes exploring what went wrong and why. Once the foundation has been established, it is then important to work on repairing the relationship and building new foundations.
“When a child is born, it is the mother’s instinct to protect the baby. When a child dies, it is the mother’s instinct to protect the memory.” – Unknown
When a baby is born, the mother's instinct to protect the baby is strong. The baby's life depends on the mother and she will do anything to protect it. A child can die for many reasons, but the most common reason is due to natural disasters such as childbirth or natural disaster.
“Some people say it is a shame. Others even imply that it would have been better if the baby had never been created. But the short time I had with my child is precious to me.” - Christine O’Keeffe Lafser
Some people believe that it would have been better if the baby had never been created. Others suggest that the experience was worth it and that it would have been cheaper and easier to have a child if that had been the case. The time we had with our child is precious to us, and we are grateful for every moment we spent with him.
“The one who left gentle footprints on our hearts left a story worth telling.” – Unknown
The story of one woman's departure has left a lasting impression on many people. She left behind a legacy of love, kindness and heartwarming stories. Her departure has motivated others to leave their mark on the world, and her story should be told more often.
“Some say you are too painful to remember. I say you are too precious to forget.” – Unknown
When it comes to relationships, some people say that the less painful option is always better. Others feel that if the person you are in a relationship with can't handle it, then it's best to end things. But for those who believe that pain is something to be cherished and remembered, there's one person who has always been there for them – their loved ones.
“Death leaves a heartache no one can heal. Love leaves a memory no one can steal.” – Unknown
Everyone knows that when someone dies, they leave behind a heartache and a memory. But few know the full extent of what death can do to a person. Death can take away someone's love life, their friends, and their family. This can be so difficult to replace, and can be quite devastating. For some, death is the end of the world; for others, it is the beginning of a new era in their lives.
“‘There is no heartbeat.’ 4 words. 4 words to end the life I had. 4 words to change who I was. It will never be the same again. I will never be the same again.” – Kerin Lee
The world has been through a lot of changes in the past few decades, most notably in the field of technology. One of the biggest challenges that companies and individuals face today is how to maintain their competitiveness in an ever-changing economy. One way to do this is by quickly and accurately adapting to technological advances. Unfortunately, many companies are not doing this well, as they are still using outdated and slow technologies.
“A wife who loses a husband is called a widow. A husband who loses a wife is called a widower. A child who loses his parents is called an orphan. There is no word for a parent who loses a child. That’s how awful the loss is.” – Unknown
Widowerhood is a term that is often used to describe the situation of a person who has lost a spouse. Widowhood is also a word that is often used to describe the situation of a person who has lost a child. There is no word for a parent who loses a child. That’s because losing a child is unique and requires special care and understanding.
“Any woman who’d ever lost a child knew of the hollowness that remained within the soul.” - Brittainy C. Cherry
Any woman who has lost a child knows that the hollowness remains within the soul. This is because children are windows into the soul and can provide a glimpse into what the individual is feeling inside. When a child loses their parent, they often experience feelings of emptiness, unworthiness, and regret. The author experienced these feelings when she lost her son.
“Grief, I’ve learned, is really love. It’s all the love you want to give but cannot give. The more you love someone, the more you grieve. All of that unspent love gathers up in the corners of your eyes and in that part of your chest that gets an empty and hollow feeling. The happiness of love turns to sadness when unspent. Grief is just love with no place to go.” – Jamie Anderson
When you lose someone you love, you feel a deep hole in your chest. You may not be able to speak or move because all that is left is sadness and loss. You may try to fill that hole with food or drink, but those things only make it worse. The emotions that come with losing someone can be so powerful that they eventually consume you. It's all the love you want to give, but it just isn't there.
“Grieving is like having broken ribs. On the outside, you look fine, but with every breath, it hurts.” – Unknown
When someone dies, the process of grieving is something that can be very different for everyone. For some, it may feel like they are having a heart attack. For others, it may feel like they are going through a funeral. The process can be really difficult to understand at first, but with time, you will start to get used to the way your body feels.
“There is no footprint too small that it cannot leave an imprint on this world.” - Unknown
There is no footprint so small that it cannot leave an imprint on this world. By taking the time to learn about the environment and how it affects us, we can make a positive impact on our own lives and those around us. In order to be a part of this greater good, we must be willing to take the time to learn about our surroundings and what makes them special.
“When you carry a life and it’s there, and then gone, a part of your soul dies. Forever.” – Casey Wiegano
Carrying a life and its moments with you is like having your own personal cloud that you can look back on and relive at any time. The moment is always there, but it's gone the moment you put your hand on the doorknob to leave. It's a loss, but an experience all the same. When you carry a life and it's there, and then gone, a part of your soul dies. Forever.
“A life may last just for a moment, but memory can make that moment last forever.” – Unknown
One of the most precious things a person can have is a memory. A memory can make a moment last forever. A person can create a story about that moment, or even tell that story to someone else. A good memory is something that can be passed on from one person to another.
“There is a unique pain that comes from preparing a place in your heart for a child that never comes.” – David Platt
It can be difficult to prepare yourself emotionally for the idea of never having a child, but it’s also important to remember that no one is guaranteed a child. There are many factors that can contribute to whether or not you will have a child, such as your fertility and lifestyle choices. If you are prepared both mentally and emotionally, you can embrace the idea of never having a child and still enjoy the unique experience of raising a child.
“We were going to have a baby, but we had an angel instead.” - Unknown
For the last few years, both of their parents have been trying to conceive a child. While they both believed that it was possible, they didn't want to give up on the idea of having a child together. Finally, after watching their friend's baby being born and feeling so grateful for what they had been given, they decided to try again. This time, they were more accurate in their predictions and got pregnant within a month of each other.
“You never arrived in my arms, but you will never leave my heart.” – Zoe Clark-Coates
We have never been able to forget the time that you walked into our lives. You have always been a part of our family and we will never forget your actions or the impact that you have had on our lives. You were always there for us when we needed you and we will never forget how much you love us.
“And grief is not something you complete, But rather, you endure. Grief is not a task to finish. And move on, But an element of yourself-An alteration of your being.” - Gwen Flowers
When something happens in your life that affects you deeply, it can feel like you’re completing a task. But grief is not something you complete; it’s something you endure. Grief is a process that starts with feeling overwhelmed and helpless, but it also alters your being in ways that are difficult to describe. It can be impossible to move on until you understand how grief works and how it affects your life.
“How very softly you tiptoed into our world, almost silently, only a moment you stayed. But what an imprint your footsteps have left upon our hearts.” - Dorothy Ferguson
Every day, we wake up and go about our lives. But every once in a while, something amazing happens that makes us smile and feel happy. For one brief moment, we enter someone's life and leave an indelible mark.
“Your wings were ready, but my heart was not.” - Unknown
You waited months for your wings to grow. You dieted and exercised, but nothing seemed to help. Then one day, your wings finally grew. You were so excited, but your heart was not. You started to feel lightheaded and dizzy. After a few weeks of being this way, you realized that your wings were not ready yet. You had to wait even longer before your heart could get used to the new sensation.
“You’re never really ready to be told that there’s no heartbeat. But stay strong because life goes on and it is nobody’s fault.” - Elisabeth Canalis
There's a lot of people that feel lost at times. They feel like they don't have a home, they don't feel loved, or they feel like their life is just not worth living. Sometimes it can be hard to know how to take some extra steps in order to find comfort and peace. So when we hear about someone who has passed away, it can be difficult to deal with.
“I held you every second of your life.” – Stephanie Paige Cole
Every day, we spend minutes wondering why our dead child isn't here with us. We missed her so much and we want to be there for her. Despite the fact that she's gone, we still feel the pain of not being able to hold her close and tell her stories. She was our everything, and we will never forget how much she means to us.
“Planted on earth to bloom in Heaven.” - Unknown
Life on earth has a purpose, and one that is still being veiled by mystery. The plants that we see in our gardens and parks have been planted on this planet for a reason, and their return to Heaven is just around the corner. There are many theories about what this purpose may be, but no one knows for sure.
“I miss you more than anyone knows as time goes by the emptiness grows. I laugh, I talk, I play my part but behind my smile is a broken heart.” – Unknown
In some ways, we miss you more than anyone knows. We laugh, we talk, we play our part but behind our smile is a broken heart. The emptiness grows and it’s hard to keep up with the laughter or the conversation. Each day we hope that you’ll return home and give us a smile and a hug that tells us you’re still alive and well.
“I carried you every second of your life, and I will love you for every second of mine.” - Unknown
As parents, we will always carry our children with us. Whether it's during long car rides to the amusement park or taking them for a walk on the weekends, we will love them for every second of their lives. This is not only because it is our responsibility as parents, but also because we want our children to have happy and fulfilling lives.
“I’ll love for forever, I’ll like you for always, as long as I’m living, my baby you’ll be.” – Robert Munsch
People often think about the future when thinking about relationships. They imagine what their lives will be like with the person they love, or if they even have a relationship at all. Many people never stop thinking about the future and this can lead to problems in relationships. For example, if one person always thinks about the future and doesn't take care of their partner, they may not have a happy life.
“Grief is like the ocean; it comes on waves ebbing and flowing. Sometimes the water is calm, and sometimes it is overwhelming. All we can do is learn to swim.” – Vicki Harrison
When people experience grief, it can be overwhelming. Grief is a natural process that is often accompanied by feelings of sadness, guilt, and anger. However, through practice and understanding, we can learn to swim with the waves of grief. In fact, grief is like the ocean; it comes on waves ebbing and flowing. The key is to learn to swim with the wave and not be overwhelmed by it.