Gavin responds, “One step at a time. It will all come together. But don’t do that alone. Tell your wife first. She’s his mother. Let her mourn with you. Then have your wife and you sit down with Svien’s wife and support her as you tell her. Does Svien’s wife have any really good female friends?” Gavin answers then inquires.
Emil thinks for a second. “As a matter of fact, she does.” He nods, tears are beginning to dry a little as a slight breeze aids in drying up some of the tears.
“Well, that’s good. You will need that. As bad as this is, which I can’t imagine for you. But, the loss is so deep it must feel like a betrayal of life, now that I do understand. But tomorrow the sun will come out again. It will do three things. It will first remind you that you are alive, because of the loss. Secondly, it will remind you when one life stops, the world continues. And thirdly, it will tell you how to live.” Gavin holds out hope as he tries to explain how deep loss doesn’t go away, yet we must progress forward, gain from the experience, and then give back where we can.