Powerful writing about loss. It’s so timely since I’m grieving for a dear friend who passed on Friday. I have beautiful memories to gift wrap & store in my heart, but mourning all the future moments that can not, will not occur cause me pain.
Insightful & well written article on loss. Thanks for sharing your insights
I previously talked about my experience with loss as in having had someone or something and then it being gone. Today, I will look at a different aspect of loss, at least it is a different one in my mind: the feeling of loss we have for something or someone we’ve never had or experienced. It is a very different feeling. Some would say it is just longing, but I would disagree.
Mourning the loss of things that never were.
We all want things, more or less trivial things. Most of us have wanted a mate when we were alone, have ached for a different life we’ve never experienced, or deeply longed for some other imperative we felt was essential.
Sometime it is silly, often it is not.
I’ll always remember how as an awkward and overly shy teenager, I missed a world where every girl would just throw…
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