1. Normal ~
Grief is normal, because
our human response to loss has always been to express grief. When
we are born, our response to the loss of the comfort and safety
of the womb is to cry. Grief is the space God gives us to feel feelings
of loss and separation.
2. Natural ~
Naturally expressing our
inner feelings of sadness through tears or activities such as exercise
can rid the body of toxic stress chemicals and elicit supportive
communion from our family and friends.
2. Necessary ~
Necessary, for many studies have shown that grief denied
is merely grief delayed. Many somatic complaints that land people
in hospitals or other doctors' care have their foundation in emotional