25 Quotes To Help You Cope With The Tragedy Of The Las Vegas Shooting

Quotes To Help You Cope With The Tragedy Of The Las Vegas Shooting
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With everything that has been going on in the world the past few weeks, it is easy to feel overwhelmed, sad and lost. The tragedies that have been happening are unbearable and completely senseless. Lives have been lost, each and every single one of them precious.

The shootings in Las Vegas, Orlando and numerous other locations are an absolute tragedy. Life is a gift and no one should ever have the power to take that away from anyone.

People around the world have been reacting in various ways and trying their best to cope with this evil reality, including multiple celebrities who took to the web to express their condolences and thoughts pertaining to the tragedy in Las Vegas.

If you or your family/friends have been affected by these senseless acts of violence and hate, it's understandable to feel confused and overwhelmed when experiencing the various stages of grief.

Recovering and healing after the loss of friends or family is never easy and there's no "right" way to grieve.

We do what we have to do to get through it, persevere, and take life day by day.

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The thing about human beings is that we are resilient. Every single one of us. We are strong enough to handle any situation that comes at us. Even these.

When life beats us down to our lowest point, a place where all we feel is darkness and weakness, there's still a glimmer of hope.

And hope is always stronger than fear.

Grieving is extremely hard and painful, you can feel broken down and weak. While grieving you feel anything but strong. But strength isn't always big grand act, it's sometimes just getting out of bed every day and trying your best to go on.

Look to these quotes about grief to help you heal and cope with loss, understand that you're never alone, and encourage you to get back up and start living again.

They are in your heart forever.
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"One the days where no one but you mentions their name, I am so, so sorry. Say their name bravely. Know that they are real, they were still here, and they are still yours." —Unknown

Love changes you.
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"I wasn't ready to say goodbye. I wasn't ready to let you leave me. I never would be. And every day, I am bleeding, but it was you that I learned when life strikes me down, I can bleed love and grace." — Unknown

In spirit, you're never too far apart.
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"Sometimes I just look up, smile and say 'I know that was you'." — Unknown

Even if they are no longer here, they are with you.
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"So when tomorrow starts without me don't think we're far apart. For every time you think of me I'm right here in your heart." — Unknown

It will hurt, but you will heal.
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"I know you feel broken, so I won't tell you to have a wonderful day. Instead I whisper these words to you 'just hold on'. As the darkest days of grief start to get less, the sun will rise again for you." — Zoey Clark-Coates

Loss is a teacher.
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"Mostly it is loss which teaches us about the worth of things." — Unknown

You will be stronger.
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"Grief is a nasty game of feeling the weakest you have ever felt and morphing it into the strongest person you will have to become." — Windgate Lane

This will change you but not break you.
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"The reality is that you will grieve forever. You will not 'get over' the loss of a loved one; you will learn to live with it. You will heal and you will rebuild yourself around the loss you have suffered. You will be whole again but you will never be the same. Nor should you be the same, nor should you want to."  — Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

They will stay with you forever.
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"Those we love don't go away. They walk beside us every day. Unseen, unheard, but always near. Still loved, still missed and very dear." — Unknown

Do the best you can, every day.
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"You are on the floor, crying. And you have been on the floor crying for days. And that is you being brave. That is you getting through it the best you know how. No one else can decide what your tough looks like." — Unknown

One day, you'll be reunited.
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"I'll see you on the other side of the stars." — Unknown

You have support.
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"When my heart is overwhelmed lead me to the rock that is higher than I." — Psalm 61:2

You are strong enough to handle this.
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"Grief is like the ocean, it comes in waves ebbing and flowing. Sometimes the water is calm, and sometimes it is overwhelming. All we can do is learn to swim." — Vicki Harrison

You can remain connected in heart.
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"Your body is away from me; but there is a window open from my heart to yours." —  Ram

The time you had together doesn't seem like enough, but cherish it.
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"I wanted to spend the rest of my life with you. But I'm deeply honored knowing that you spent the rest of your life with me." — Unknown

You can get through this grief.
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"You can do the hard things. You can make it through the hardest of days. You've made it this far. You can certainly make it through today. I promise." — Lexi Behrndt

You'll always miss them, but they'll never leave your thoughts.
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"Your life was a blessing and your memory a treasure. You are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure." — Unknown

Hope is powerful.
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"At the end of the day, all you need is hope and strength. Hope that it will get better and strength to hold on until it does." — Unknown

Let the grief make you life better and be stronger than you were before.
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"It is impossible for you to go on as you were before, so you must go on as you never have." — Cheryl Strayed

The lost will NEVER be forgotten.
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"There will never be a day when I won't think of you." — Unknown

 

Happy memories hurt the worst.
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"Sometimes, happy memories hurt the most." — Unknown

 

Grief changes you.
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"Since the day you got your wings, I have never been the same." — Unknown

It's okay to ask for help.
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"I need you to love me a little louder today." — Unknown

 

The pain doesn't leave you, but it get's less sharp over time.
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"It hurts every day, the absence of someone who was once there." — Unknown

You are strong enough to live again.
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"I am not what has happened to me. I am what I choose to become." — Carl Jung

Molly Given is a writer and lover of all things to do with mystery and magic in life. When she's not writing her fingers off she can be found planning her next adventure in a new part of the world