It’s no secret, dealing with loss isn’t easy and the grief process is even harder.
We all experience different stage of the grief process whenever we lose a loved one, a job or a relationship.
Let’s face it. Whenever we find ourselves dealing with a loved and loss situation, there is going to be an overwhelming amount of pain and grief.
What’s more, the grieving process can feel lonely at times when you begin to deal with the very personal process of grief.
Sometimes you feel happy and then suddenly find yourself experiencing a tremendous amount of sadness and disappointment. No doubt about it, the grief process causes you to experience a kaleidoscope of feelings and emotions.
Yet, for many people, spending time in the stillness of meditation or prayer during the grieving process can help shift your state of awareness into a higher level of understanding.
The more time you spend in prayer, the more empowered you become to release and let go of the heavy and dense feelings of grief.
And the same thing happens when you meditate.
You find yourself being able to acknowledge the pain as well as create the space for change and transformation to begin.
In addition, when you can maintain an attitude of gratitude during your time of grief. You will begin to look at life from a completely different perspective.
Now, I know that for many people, finding the strength to maintain an attitude of gratitude during their time of grief is going to be challenging.
And, that’s okay
As a matter of fact, in scripture we are reminded…
The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. -Psalm 34:18
Just understand, that when you spend time in prayer and meditation. Sooner rather than later you will find the strength to begin to look for things to be grateful for in your life.
That’s why I want you to consider this moment a moment of planting seeds of gratitude in your life.
Let go of the past. Let go of the pain. Just allow yourself to experience the grief process. Give yourself permission to spend time in prayer and meditation. Every day, find a way to connect to that power of God that dwells within you.
Trust that you are the creator of your experience of life and that the only unanswered prayer is the one you never pray.
Allow yourself to feel what you are feeling. Then be willing to release and let go what no longer serves you.
You are more powerful than you think. Find the good in your life even when you are going through the grief process.
When you can remain strong and realize that power of God is within you even during your time of grief. That’s when you will begin to truly understand the love of God that always surrounds you.