My Angels Candle-“We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.” -Kenji Miyazawa

Some quotes that help make sense of grief.

“There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love.”
-Washington Irving

“Guilt is perhaps the most painful companion to death.”
-Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

“What we have once enjoyed deeply we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.”
– Helen Keller

“Those who have suffered understand suffering and therefore extend their hand.”
– Patti Smith

“You can’t prevent birds of sorrow from flying over your head- but you can prevent them from building nests in your hair.”
-Chinese Proverb

“We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.” -Kenji Miyazawa

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