Just So You Know

Just so you know…

I cannot stop grieving just because
you believe it is time for me to move on.

I cannot stop hurting just because
you do not understand the piercing pain in my heart.

I cannot stop my tears from flowing just because
they make you uncomfortable.

I cannot mend my heart just because
you believe I have grieved long enough.

I will grieve the loss of my loved one for the rest of my life.

Just so you know.


*** See the beautiful video on YouTube (with music):
Just So You Know, by John Pete

About John Pete

John Pete is founder of the grief support site at www.GriefStreets.com, and the Grief Streets Peer Support Group on Facebook. John has been featured on Grief Talk Radio and his articles "The Gift" and "Preparing To Say Goobye and Other Challenges of the Heart" are published in the book, "Open To Hope, Inspirational Stories of Healing After Loss." He has also written many other spiritual articles. (Read in the John Pete Blog) and was most recently published on the 2012 DVD, "Grieving the Sudden Death of a Loved One". In addition to spiritual writing, John creates gallery-quality dream catchers using willow hoops, natural stones and other materials to design art that represents nature, healing, protection and various cultures & rituals. His work has been displayed and sold in New York and the Midwest. His hand-woven dream catchers can be displayed as stunning art works or for spiritual protection & healing.
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