So many bereaved individuals connect to #butterflies. A butterfly in many traditions represents #transformation and new life. According to a Native American legend, anyone who desires a wish or prayer to be answered, can whisper the request to the butterfly and then release it. Since butterflies make no sound, they are able to silently approach Great Spirit with the prayer. In gratitude for having released the butterfly, Great Spirit honors the request of the one who made it.
Many people experience the appearance of a #butterfly as a connection to a loved one who has died. A butterfly can represent a sign of a hello and a heart to heart connection. When we miss someone so much we look for a sign that they are still with us and somehow involved in the flow of our lives. Receiving a sign from a loved one can #comfort and give #hope to a bereaved person. Sometimes signs come in response to a specific request , or thought sent as a wish or prayer to a
Happy Birthday to me! I am starting this new blog on the day I was born, which to many others is Tax Day. No one seems to send me money on my birthday, yet it is a day of new beginnings and self-reflection. Now with Facebook, it seems to be an opportunity as well to count how many people are actually celebrating or remembering you are alive. Often when we are facing grief, any day of celebration can also a reminder that our loved one is no longer physically with us. Time mo