When you’ve lost someone you love…

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Do not make the mistake of living in sadness, or living small to honour their absence.
You owe it to them to live even more vividly than before.
If they could reach you, they would surely say..

“Take the love you had for me and turn it into gladness,
use the love you had for me to drive away the sadness.”

Love is an energy, so powerful, so all-consuming that when the person you felt all that love for is not here, you are a vessel filled with a boundless source of power that has nowhere to go.
Harness it.
Use it to burn even more brightly and live even more loudly than before.

Share the love you felt for that person with all the other special people in your life, for it is limitless. There is no end to it and there never, ever should be.

You see unlike us, love never dies, it carries on from one generation to the next. A wonderfully comforting thought.

If they could reach you they would surely say…

“Make my time on earth count loudly, so I’ve not lived in vain.
Use the love we shared to make more love and not more pain.”

If you are struggling to move on, to find the way to carry on. Without them.

This is it.
Use the love.

Carry them with you in all that you do, using their love as the source.

It is what they would want.
♥️

Donna Ashworth
Image: Enggeler

From ‘to the women’
UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B08BDWY9CP/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_
#grief

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Text and image source: Donna Ashworth https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=pfbid0zXH4FtzrMUWh2LL5XdacZvem1b3UXLhmRRiUVhNCZqNkCB4sDzdztixu3Z3rccb3l&id=100044362152366

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