I’ve Never Done Life This Way Before

Ive never done life this way before…

Last year sadly I lost my Dad to cancer and the same year I became an empty nester. In my grieving process I’ve found it very helpful to write again, this is what came to me recently…


I’ve Never Done Life This Way Before

I’ve never done life this way before

No children to nurture at home

No Dad to drop in and see

They’re all on their own paths now! 

At home, its only me 

I’ve never done life this way before –

So how do I Know what to do!

Who to help or to who to see

Its never just been me

Its all so new to me –

In the newness I will flourish

Wisdom will show me the way

For she knows what’s best for me

I’ve never done life this way before

Its all so new to me!


After having this insight, I realised that I haven’t done life like this before, its a whole new way of living. My Dad was a huge part of my life that’s just going to take time to take it in.

One thing I know for sure he would have hated the lock down and probably glad he’s out of it 😊

As well as grieving for my Dad, I went through another grieving process for the empty nest…

Its something I have fully honoured not hurried or rushed. Its real as any loss and it deserves all of the compassion you can bring to it.

Maybe your like me and going through great loss too. If you are (which could even  be going through Lockdown grief ) please go gentle with your self…

As always thank you for reading

Much love

Margaret xx

PS please feel free to leave me a comment below, or if your prefer email Margaret@goddessinthecity.com 

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