Breaking & Becoming: Your Turn

breaking & becoming

This Week on Mothering Spirit

Rakhi’s essay about grieving her parents gives voice to the mystery of love persisting.

Rachel’s prayer reminds us there is space for our stories, for all that is breaking and becoming.

Resources to keep reflecting

To help grieving children in your life, visit the Dougy Center for resources: The National Grief Center for Children & Families.

Struggling to grieve as a couple? Check out Grieving Together: A Couple’s Journey through Miscarriage.

If you’re a mother-artist like Rakhi and Rachel, learn more about Wellspring: A Mother-Artist Project.

Want more from this week’s writers? Dive into Rakhi’s store Rakstar Designs and Rachel’s brand-new book, Let There Be Art: The Pleasure and Purpose of Unleashing the Creativity within You.

This Week’s Question for Readers

What has helped your family through grief?

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