are burning stars
they shine brightest
on those darkest nights
Grief n. keen mental suffering or distress over affliction or loss; sharp sorrow; painful regret.
It’s hard watching someone grieve. We can feel helpless, unable to take away their pain and suffering. But let me encourage you that this is a season where your friendship can shine at its brightest, through this particularly dark night and beyond. Grief can seem scary and unpredictable, but those who choose to walk alongside a grieving friend with love and vulnerability, will find it to be a pathway to a deeper, more meaningful relationship.
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If you’re concerned for your friend’s wellbeing, contact Beyond Blue 1300 224 636 or LifeLine 13 11 14.
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