Human nature has us constantly looking for ways to try and control our destiny by focusing on choices that brings security and predictability. The truth is, we can try and run, but we will never be able to avoid uncertainty. My beloved pup inspired me to take us down a road less travelled this week, as we talk about life, death and how to be with uncertainty.
We are a society surrounded by myths around grief. These myths exists to give us a container to put the grief in, to make sense of when nothing else may seem to. I believe that grief is not only about life and death, but is about every disappointment we’ve ever held onto. Grief is a process, not an event.