Grief and Presence
Thank you goes out to my friend Cosper Scafidi, who sent me this excellent NYT op-ed piece by David Brooks about how to show up for people when they are grieving. This is a piece that I think everyone should read, as our culture definitely does not prepare us for how to support those who are grieving, particularly big losses.
Presence in a grieving person’s life has many facets and meanings, and what Brooks has written is quite accurate from all that I have experienced and seen in my lifetime so far. It is a wonderful primer for us all, when death and loss touches the lives of those around us, especially those we care about deeply. Here is the LINK