When my mother died many years ago, I did not think that I would survive it. It’s the finality of death that is so difficult. The fact that you won’t see your loved one here on earth ever again.
My mother died in her sixties, which is considered young for dying. I never imaged that she would be gone so soon. The pain was so hard and the grief would come in waves at time. I remember one day coming home from work and I was on the bus and the tears were just flowing. I couldn’t stop them even if I tried. Thank God I was near my stop. I remember running home when I hit the door the flood gates burst.
Up until the time that I lost my mom, I could not identify with that pain because I didn’t know what it was like. Now it’s totally different. I can so empathize with people who have lost a love one. I can cry with those who are in mourning as through it happened to me.
Grief is difficult, but you can get through it and you will.
New King James Version (NKJV)
4 Blessed are those who mourn,
For they shall be comforted.