I'm a morning person. I've always enjoyed the quietness of the early morning hours, especially this time of year with the fireplace lit, and the addition of Christmas lights and candles and music as the season progresses. These early morning hours have always held a special reverence, and peace, and happiness for me.
But now, the darkness before the sun rises feels suffocating. In anger, I fight off the oppressive heaviness . How dare grief steal the joy from my favorite time of the year! How dare grief rob me of the soul-soothing peace this season has always given me! I’m angry! Angry enough to put up more Christmas lights than ever and play the music louder than ever and beat the darkness off! I don’t know if it will work. But that’s my mood today.
Sara Faith Nelson
Sharing the journey, because, I find there are so many others making the trek through life without a loved one