A Limb Has Fallen From the Family Tree…

a limb has fallen from the family tree
I found this grief poem online and wanted to share the beautiful words.

“A Limb Has Fallen From The Family Tree” – Author Unknown

Tips and strategies to help you heal from the shock and desperation from losing someone you love. Also included are true stories from others who have walked the journey of grief, and how they have overcome the raw emotions that accompany the death of a loved one
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In tribute to her son's passing, Lora C Mercado has been on a quest to help bring peace to those who are in a state of grief with her healing and inspirational books. She is also the founder of the website, HealingTheGrief.com, which provides articles and resources to help one cope with grief and loss. "Our Angels Await, Stories of Love from Beyond", includes true stories from people across the globe who have had connections with loved ones who have passed away. "Adjusting to Life After Loss, Coping with the Death of a Loved One and Honoring Their Memory", was released in October 2014. The second book in the series, "Adjusting to Life After the Loss of a Child, Coping, Healing and Understanding the Emotions of Grief" was released in January 2015. You may also enjoy her two latest books: "Healing Grief through Meditation: A Guide to Spiritual Wellness for the Bereaved" and "365 Quotes of Comfort for the Bereaved: A Year of Daily Inspiration to Heal Your Heart" Lora Mercado is also a Usui Reiki Master Practitioner and ordained minister.


  1. Just what i needed to hear after loosing my son this month,i miss him so much and the pain in my heart is unbearable.people say stay strong but not that easy

    • I’m so sorry for your loss. It is a difficult road to travel, but you will make it. The holidays are here and that can be especially hard. May you somehow find peace through all of this. My heart goes out to you. 🙏🏻

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