Favorite Quotations ~  Grief, 2 Living With Loss, Healing With Hope

"Seeing death as the end of life is like seeing the horizon as the end of the ocean." ~ David Searls


I can assure you that those who have already passed have not only made it to the Other Side, but are in a state of bliss. ~ Sylvia Browne, Journal of Love & Healing

She was no longer wrestling with the grief, but could sit down with it as a lasting companion and make it a sharer in her thoughts. ~ George Eliot

I tell you, hopeless grief is passionless. ~ Elizabeth Barrett Browning

The only cure for grief is action. ~ George Henry Lewis

Sorrow is so easy to express and yet so hard to tell. ~ Joni Mitchell

The human heart dares not stay away too long from that which hurt it most. There is a return journey to anguish that few of us are released from making. ~ Lillian Smith

It is the nature of grace always to fill spaces that have been empty. ~ Johann von Goethe

Mishaps are like knives, that either serve us or cut us, as we grasp them by the blade or the handle. ~ James Russell Lowell

It is better to learn early of the inevitable depths, for then sorrow and death can take their proper place in life, and one is not afraid. ~ Pearl S. Buck

The road through grief is a rocky one. Traveling along it requires courage, patience, wisdom, and hope. ~ Candy Lightner

(Grief) is something you never really get over, but you put it in a place inside you and deal with it in the way you have to. ~ Laura Branigan, People, 6/02

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