Thank God, and I don’t say that flippantly; Thank God for the women who can help you laugh in the darkest of circumstances.
Can I get a witness?
Posted by Janet Boxx on October 20, 2015 in Grief, Links, Movie Clips
Tags: God, Grief, Sally Field, Steel Magnolias
October 20, 2015 at 2:27 pm
Wow I am moved to tears. My daughter died and left two children and I just wish they knew how much she loved them. I can tell them but they were so young . . . I’ve probably seen this movie some time ago, but this part really got to me this morning!
October 22, 2015 at 8:38 pm
I love this clip because it captures a very real dynamic we all face. Struggling to hold it together and being angry and wanting to strike out and doing out best to take care of our loved ones, striving for control in a situation that is beyond human control. As far as your grandchildren go, all I can tell you is to love them fiercely and faithfully and tell them that their mother loved them the same way. They will know of her love for them by the example you set. Tell them stories of things she shared with you about them. How excited she was when they did one thing or another, or how worried she was about them when they were sick, or how she stood up for them at the playground or how she loved making Christmas cookies for them or shopping for birthday and Christmas gifts for them. Tell them of her struggles or the funny things she did, but mostly of the way she loved snuggling with them or reading to them, etc., and they will know, they will know.
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