The Power of Shared Pain

Grief has a way of sneaking up on us, catching us off guard when we least expect it. It can be overwhelming, and at times, it feels like we’re walking through a thick fog, unsure of where to turn. It’s easy to feel isolated, lost, and alone in the midst of such pain. It’s common to feel alone in times of grief, a weight that can press heavily on our hearts.

Do you know what helps me? I just close my eyes and think about all the people out there who are going through tough times, just like me. I can feel their pain through my own, and as my heart expands with that pain, I know I’m not alone… I try to send them some comfort, love, and support through my thoughts, and do you know what? It actually helps me. It really does.


my rendition of ‘In Moments of Despair’

my book “Through Grief’s Tender Heart”

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The beauty of being human is that we have the ability to connect with one another, to lean on each other during difficult times. In the face of grief, we can find solace in shared experiences and the kind words and understanding of others.

Julia Delaney

In Moments of Despair

In moments of despair, 
when I feel so alone
I close my eyes, 
my heartache like a heavy stone,
and imagine others,
their pain much like my own,
together we share a bond that’s rarely shown.
In the darkness our struggles intertwine,
our hearts beat together, 
yours and mine,
feeling the weight of pain that’s shared
in this agony 
I find solace in a moment spared.
I reach out with thoughts, 
a gentle embrace,
offering comfort and love in a warm heart space,
to all who suffer right now, 
just like me,
and in the heart of compassion,
I find a way to be free,
Because in the midst of sorrow, 
when all seems lost,
our shared pain builds bridges,
connections embossed,
and by giving support to others,
I extend and expand,
I discover the warmest, kindest part of myself,
and my heart starts to mend…

(2018 © Julia Delaney)

In the Heart of Hurt: Embracing Emotions

Letting ourselves feel what we feel when we’re hurting… it’s tough, isn’t it? For me, it’s a big part of learning to navigate those darker times. There’s no magic formula, no ‘right’ way to grieve, but I find that honoring my feelings, sitting with the pain does something important—it helps.

Grief can be a lonely place. Sometimes it feels as if you’re the only one in the world feeling this way. But it’s not just you or me. There are many of us, each trying to make sense of our own heartache.You know, there’s something oddly comforting about that, knowing we’re part of this larger human experience. A simple thought, a kind word, can mean the world when you’re hurting. By offering love and support, even just in my thoughts, I find solace in the act of extending compassion beyond mysef. It’s as if understanding is a bridge, connecting our experiences.

Walking through grief can feel like stumbling in the dark, but somewhere along the way, we might discover a strength we didn’t know we had. We learn that we can endure, that we can find our way back into the light. There’s growth there, in the pain and the sadness, a chance to understand others, and to lend a hand. And as we’re moving through, there’s comfort in knowing we’re in this together. That in the midst of it all, you’re not alone.

In quiet moments, when we pause to take a deep breath, we might find a small measure of comfort and peace. It’s in these fleeting moments that you can begin to heal and see once again that life, in all its complexity, is still beautiful and worth living.

Breathe… Here… Now…

Through Grief’s Tender Heart

When sorrow holds me in its cold embrace,
it seems as though joy has left without a trace;
But deep within,
a warm flicker of light persists,
patiently waiting to be rekindled 
amidst life’s twists.

In the darkest moments,
I find my way,
through grief and loss
to acceptance,
a path I lay.

Through tears and heartache, 
I learn to grow,
embracing the pain,
letting Love overflow.
Even in sorrow,
I find moments of grace,
as I cherish a glimmer of light within,
in this ever-changing innerspace…
Together we’ll talk,
just like friends often do,
sharing from the depth of our hearts,
both the old and the new.
I embrace my feelings,
each one as a whole,
because healing begins
when I honor my soul.
Acceptance is a challenge,
but with an open heart,
I know I can find strength and courage,
a fresh start;
Though my world has shifted,
Love still remains
in joy’s smallest moments—
my happiness gains.

(2020 © Julia Delaney)

Through Grief's Tender Heart

Moving Forward

The sense of unity and empathy could be a guiding light in the darkest times, and may the warmth of compassion and understanding help you find the strength to heal. In the process, you’ll not only find solace for yourself but also offer comfort to others walking the same path. Together, we can navigate through the darkness and emerge stronger, with hearts ready to embrace the beauty life has to offer.

Breath of Solace

Treat yourself with kindness and care, 
you’re not alone on this road we share; 
Give yourself love like you would to a dear friend 
and watch as your wounds begin to mend.
Take a moment to breathe, 
feel the air in your chest…
in this simple act 
you might find solace and rest. 
As the sun gently rises, 
a new day begins to bloom, 
through the darkness of grief, 
life’s beauty resumes…

(2020 © Julia Delaney)

Navigating the Silence: The Power of Breath

Be Alive 🌱
Love ❤️, Julia

Feel More Connected and Less Alone 💞



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