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Transition & Mourning, and a Poem

Kirstin Hotelling Zona

Transition is as much about letting go as it is about moving ahead, but too often we eschew the mournful emotions of loss and sorrow as at odds with the deliberate practice of cultivating positivity and presence. But the mournful emotions don’t take us out of the moment; by allowing ourselves to inhabit the melancholic ache inherent in moving on, we can feel even more fully the roundness of the particular moment we’re in, it’s aliveness: how it inhales and exhales into a body larger than itself, how it pulses in relation to history and hope. 

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