Bereavement

Instruments

We are light Beings Some slumbering Some awakening To the truth of who we are indestructible stars Housed only for a while in these temples of flesh Once our memories are refreshed We can see That this life This body Is simply a veil A vision A temporary reality That we are more That we […]

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HOW – Mary Oliver from Parabola

How shall I live my life? How shall I love the one I love? Once in a while how tightly the clouds hold the stars in their arms. Then they let them go.

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IN THOSE DAYS – Mary Oliver from Parabola

The old ones lay down for the last time on their own beds. They called us all by the wrong names, and then were silent. Then they rested and rested, as anyone would do, getting ready to travel.

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What I must Tell Myself (extract) By David Whyte

…Watching the geese go south I find that even in silence and even in stillness and even in my home alone without a thought or a movement I am part of a great migration that will take me to another place. And though all the things I love may pass away and the great family […]

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Invisible Earthquake – A woman’s journal through still birth

16th February, 16h15 Grief pulls your strings After letting you loose long enough So you will feel the weight of another fall Grief calls you inside, locks you up Takes you back To childish threats and tantrums None of which make any difference To what happened, what can never be replaced Grief knows your secret […]

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We are not Separate

The physicist, Albert Einstein’s response to a Rabbi who had written to him for advice on how to explain the death of his daughter to her older sister wrote: “A human being is a part of the whole, called by us “Universe,” a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and […]

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