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The Things My Children Taught Me About Grief

I've always wondered how I would get them to love someone they've never met.


Wondered how I would explain to them that we want to love those that are here and in Heaven so much but one day we will lose them. That we love people even though we know we will one day lose them because loving others even with that risk expands our hearts. It makes us better people, better friends, better all around. 


The funny thing about it is I didn't even have to explain it to them. They just loved her even though they never met her.


They call her Nana and talk about her as if they've known her for years. They don't know any other address for her other than Heaven and that doesn't bother them.


I was so worried about teaching them to love someone we've already lost and they taught me a thing or two instead.


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