“Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let the pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness.”— Iain ThomasThis article was inspired by a short email we received this morning from a new course student:Dear Marc and Angel,There’s so much meaning and value I want to foster in my present life, and yet a tragic past continues to drag me down.
I feel like I have weights tied to my ankles. It’s the heaviness of grief that still sneaks up on me. Truly, I’ve been through a lot – the toughest and most heartbreaking of which was losing my husband in a car accident when he was only 35-years-old.
And right now, six years later, I’m at a point where I’m trying to make the best of a bad situation, but I wake up on some mornings and just can’t seem to let go of the way things were “supposed to be” in my life.Anyway, I know you can’t solve all my problems, but I was hoping you could shine some light on my situation.Read more on marcandangel.com