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Do not weep for your dead: how to mourn as the Stoics did

Submitted by on August 24, 2018 – 12:04 am No Comment

Imagine you are at a child’s funeral. The child is yours. The air is numb with silence. An ache so deep you can barely breathe moves through you, until it bursts and you cry out loud. Somebody passes a tissue; another rests his hand on your shoulder.

In time, your eyes run out of tears. But now there is a hole in your heart in the shape of a child, and it feels like it will never heal. Maybe it shouldn’t, you think to yourself. You lost a child. This stays with you. It’s supposed to stay with you.

Source: Do not weep for your dead: how to mourn as the Stoics did
My Comments: Interesting piece on Stoicism.  Well worth the read.

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