Photo Journal #8 ~ The Third Space


“You are in that third space…a rugged, private beach where the waves crash, the wind beats and the salt coats your body. It is neither sea nor truly land. You are touching, and being touched by, another world. Your space is sacred and transformative, and you’re exactly where you need to be.” ~ on writing to a friend, grieving her adored dad.


To all those holding the space of transformation ~ be patient.  It’s not just life around you that has changed: you are changing too. Gift yourself the space and time to let it happen. As those waves of deep emotion rise, brace yourself and let them lap against you. Loss and sorrow have the most ferocious bite, but you are slowly being shaped into the person you will become. This is sacred space.


2 thoughts on “Photo Journal #8 ~ The Third Space

  1. Claire, I don’t have words except to say this blows me away and provides so much comfort to me. You’re right loss and sorrow does have a ferocious bite. Here’s to staying in the moment xox


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