Guest Blog Post: Honoring Loss

This is a beautiful post from my dear friend Brittany K. James.

This time of year (Halloween/Samain) is really about the process of going into a deeper, more sacred place about those whom we have loved and who have gone on ahead.

Brittany’s blog post spoke to me in that I am processing the loss of my loved ones a lot lately, and preparing for the loss of my mom. Her beautiful post speaks of a way to go deeper into it and is very supportive. So, I wanted to share it with my readers.

“The head will never get you where your heart needs to go”

Livnam Kaur

Sat Nam,

I feel the need to talk about loss. I know it’s because Samhain (pronounced sow-wen) is nearly upon us. This is the ancient Celtic festival that Halloween is based on. It is a time of year when the veil between the worlds is thin and we can easily feel the presence of those who have passed over. Traditionally, this is a time to honor our loved ones in spirit, especially those who have passed in the last year. But this isn’t meant to be somber. This is meant to be a respectful communion, an honor, a tribute. The hardest thing is to lose someone we love. It’s devastating, and no matter how much we understand it, we still feel pain. I once described to a friend that losing someone you love leaves a hole in you that never gets filled. You just learn how to live with it…

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About Eileen Anglin

Writer, Artist, Voice Actor/Actor, Activist, Life Coach. Promoting environmental awareness human kindness. Working on creating global change, one heart at a time by promoting compassion and human kindness. Voice actor and actor. Artist and writer hoping to help you to live the life you were born to live. It’s time to shine your light. The world needs it. Founder of The Path of the White Rose® LLC WEBSITE ▶ Facebook ▶ Youtube ▶ Google+ ▶ Pinterest ▶ Instagram ▶ Blog ▶ We encourage forwarding and sharing, but all use and excerpts must have credit and permission of the author and creator first, are not altered in any way and copyright notice and bio must be included. ©2008-2017 Eileen Anglin & The Path of the White Rose® LLC All Rights Reserved.

Posted on October 25, 2012, in Guest Blog Posts. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Thank you, Eileen. This time of year is so very important. I’m honored to have you post my blog. Your spiritual connection is true and authentic and you bring the Light…I’m so grateful for you and your work in the world…Sat Nam..

  2. Had no idea about this additional meaning behind Halloween.

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