Author: Rhiannon Kim
2015 - a wild, wild ride.
2015 broke me apart and broke me open in the most painfully beautiful ways I could have imagined.
In 2015, I lost Pop, my grandfather who always told my partner, “Take good care of her—she’s a special one.”
I lost Kathleen, the woman who made my wedding dress and who often showered me with divine praise.
I lost Hank, an indescribably loving dog, whom I loved with my whole heart.
Each of these beings who ceased to exist in my physical space had shared their love with me freely. Each loss hurt. The cumulative grief was overwhelming—uncontrollable sobbing and releasing and letting go. Every shred of my protective layering crumbled. Through the grieving, I began to open up to and feel the power of vulnerability.
Those weren’t the only changes to my life in 2015.
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