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New school? Kids may be grieving...

Kids are back to school but if this is a new school, your child may be grieving for their old friends, the old neighborhood. Remember in the movie Inside Out how what happened when Sadness was excluded from the little girl's emotions?  Things fell apart rapidly, she didn't thrive at home or at school.  Her parents made her feel she had to be their "happy girl" and she was burdened with having to smile all the time, making her parents think she was ok when inside she was sad and not at all happy with her new home or school.

COMPANIONS ALONG THE WAY

Last night I had the privilege of sitting in a circle with a number of courageous people each with a unique story of loss.  Tears flowed, of course, but laughter too.  Eyes rolled as we recognized how others' well meaning comments fall flat, such as "time heals everything, you just need more time".  If that were true, there's be few problems in our world, but we know that just isn't so.  "Time wounds all heels" may be closer to the truth, for indeed it is wounding when time passes and the pain of grief just won't go away.
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