Grief

Nature Therapy – Even Better than Expected

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I didn’t expect it to be this good. I’ve been excited about our trip to the beach, but minutes after arrival at the condo I sat down on the porch, heard the waves and was overwhelmed by the peace of being in the moment. My skin fit. My world made sense. I was not forgetting his death, dwelling on that night, picturing our future reunion, or thinking about what will never be. I was in the moment, exactly as it is, and it was good.
I see that there is a National Geographic article circulating about nature’s affect on the brain. I can’t read it because I don’t have a subscription, but I don’t need to, I know it’s affect on my brain.
The same thing happened when we went outside this morning. I didn’t expect it to be this great.
Then I did think of our future reunion and expect I will say the same thing after the resurrection, ‘I knew it would be great, but had no idea it would be this great.’  And he will probably say, “Duh” and God will say, “That’s what I’ve been trying to tell you.”

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About Camila

Based in Atlanta, but from the mountains of North Carolina. New widow of a man from Iran. Mother of one precious girl. Anti-human trafficking expert. Sister to 16 siblings (Yes, some of are adopted). Daughter of God.

2 comments on “Nature Therapy – Even Better than Expected

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