When Your Mason Jar Breaks the Shelf

Sherry says it well:  “Imagine you continue to take your grief and stuff it inside a Mason jar, tighten the lid and place it on a shelf.  Eventually, the jar will break the shelf.”  That’s what Sherry found she had been doing.  It was time to start dealing  with it before the shelf broke.

Resources that helped Sherry:

My Grandfather’s Blessings: Stories of Strength, Refuge, and Belonging
by Rachel Naomi Remen

Bluegrass Care Navigators (formerly known as Hospice of the Bluegrass)

Genesis 16:11 – . . . for the Lord has heard of your misery.

Exodus 3:7 – The Lord said, “I have indeed seen the misery of my people in Egypt. I have heard them crying out . .

Psalms 34:18 – The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.

Psalm 23:3 – . . . he refreshes my soul.  He guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake.