The swords of love dive deeply into our heart,
though the tears will be many,
beauty will grow out of the grief.
This card tells us that we are left behind. It is our responsibility to transmute the pain and loss into something beautiful. We have the choice to use the momentum of death to spread understanding.
Grief is most definitely a process that each person faces differently. The stages can be mixed up and hit at odd times. Grief never stops but it does get easier to deal with. The pain of loss is always present but after facing the source, it fades and the shadow can barely shade your life.
Yet the one thing that few will tell you is that grief never goes away. It is there in the background. You may move on and continue to live but the loss is still there.