A beautiful post on pain, grief, and healing… If you’re looking for hope…there are morsels of it in here. This is worth your time.
By Your Side,
-By Your Side-
And I’ll be by your side wherever you fall,
In the dead of night whenever you call.
Please don’t fight these hands that are holding you.
My hands are holding you.
Cause I, I love you
And I want you to know
That I, I love you
And I’ll never let you go.
….Here at my side, My hands are holding you.
-Tenth Avenue North
This week, I worked with a camp called Braveheart. Braveheart is a grief camp run by a licensed counselor for students who have lost a parent, sibling. or grandparent who they were very close to–mostly siblings and parents. Whether it was a father or a father-figure, a sister or a mother, their first year or their sixth, these kids are dealing with a lot. As one young man put it, “The pain never goes away.” Listening to them, crying with them, praying…
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