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Gary Ferguson-Walking Away From Grief

November 16th, 2010 | 2 comments

Here is a beautiful article from The Los Angeles Times. It tells the story of Gary Ferguson, and his journey following the loss of his beloved wife.

It is personal, and raw and beautiful, and is worth passing along. Each day, I am reminded that we all have a story within us. How that story ends is up to us.

Gary quotes a poem at the end of this article from Mary Oliver. I had to share a little of it here.

To live in this world
you must be able
to do three things:
to love what is mortal;
to hold it
against your bones knowing
your own life depends on it;
and, when the time comes to let it go,
to let it go.

Enjoy the article, and take a little time today to find the beauty in your life.

Walking away from grief

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2 people have commented
  1. Thanks for sharing the article, I can relate to Gary as I shared a similar experience with my own husbands ashes…the final letting go is what is the most difficult and remains with most of us for many years to come.

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