Quote: Grief & Living

Title: Fools Rush In
Author: Bill Carter
Page: 121

Therein lies the paradox. Grief: the act of letting sorrow flow freely can be so overwhelming that many push it away in the hope it will just disappear, which of course it can’t, won’t, doesn’t. Not until it has run its course. The truth, which is rarely admitted in Western cultures, is that grief has a way of making you feel more alive. Not necessarily with a shit-eating grin, but more aware of being alive.

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