“Grief, I’ve learned, is really just love. It’s all the love you want to give, but cannot. All that unspent love gathers up in the corners of your eyes, the lump in your throat, and in that hollow part of your chest. Grief is just love with no place to go” ~ Jamie Anderson
❤️ This photo is genuine. A real smile, a cheers to September, to this moment, to connecting with people. This is being LOVE. Being Love also takes the form of tears, of grief, that can seep out without warning or reason. Loss. My dad. My best friend, JD. Family. Grief. A reflection of a connection that has been broken.
❤️ “What is to give light must endure burning” – Viktor Frankl. …. 🌊 The sunrise this morning was fire. The deepest colors I have witnessed with my eyes. Perhaps it was the depth of feeling I was keeping pace with as I ran with my heart, processing some tears that came last night.
❤️ I thought of grief as the ocean; it comes in waves, ebbing and flowing, sometimes the water is calm, sometimes fierce and unrelenting. I just keep swimming. And I love hard. Because it is the only way to Love.
@ Narragansett Beach, Rhode Island