With the leaves beginning to turn and October in the air, I’m gearing up for a busy time of year and gathering thoughts for holidays. Yesterday, a small fire was put out near our new home in the Bay Area (thankfully!) I’m reminded of some basic things that were so helpful in those years of recovery from surviving a wildfire and losing our home—and everything it takes to run your life and feel “normal”.
If you have a friend that endured or had a loss during the recent wildfires, floods, or hurricanes, and they seem tough, I can guarantee that part of them is stunned. Shocked. Just making it through the day. They may just not be able to think of how they could use help right now.
Now is the perfect time to think of planning something for your loved one, or to ask for help as well.
I’m citing posts and one guest blog I’ve also done about talking to people about loss and thoughts about Christmas which I can’t believe is not too far away…
Healing words for unthinkable loss link HERE.
10 ways to help a family this holiday link HERE.
Sweet sayings for difficult moments, guest blog
on Loretta Eidson’s blog HERE.
I hope your holidays are wonderful!
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