Mindful Love: Missable Moments In Love and Life That None of Us Ever Need to Miss by Stephen Dimmick

5 years ago

Mindful Love: Missable Moments In Love and Life That None of Us Ever Need to Miss

After my husband, Jonathan, died in December I realized the busyness of my day. Working and taking care of him during his illness, I didn't take the time to see him. Although there are many pictures of Jonathan in his prime with his movie-star looks, this last picture of Jonathan is the picture that I love most.

When the cancer stole the man I met, I got to see and meet a new man that cancer left me. A man more handsome, more sexy, more brilliant than I dreamed could exist. So, I look at this picture each day and into those beautiful blue eyes and I grieve.

You don't have to miss those moments, no matter how busy your day is or what annoyed you about your person that day. My only wish is that you are as fortunate as I am, and you get to be with someone who you get to love so deeply, who annoys you terribly, makes you laugh loudly, makes you think how you could be a better human being and wake up next to and do it all over again. 

It only takes 30 conscious seconds of mindfulness to remember that beauty in the person you love.

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I’m so sorry for your loss.
Elisa Schmitz
Oh, Stephen Dimmick , I love this so much. Your love for Jonathan, and his for you, is truly incredible and moves me deeply. My heart aches for you and the loss of your special man. I appreciate you sharing what's in your heart, and what you've experienced. This is an important reminder for all of us to be mindful of our loved ones and truly connect with them every day. Grateful to you for sharing, and for being part of our community. Love you, my friend. xoxo Roxane Goss
Stephen Dimmick
I'm so greatful to be here darl'n
Roxane Goss
This is so beautiful and such a touching tribute Stephen Dimmick! What a testiment to the love you shared with Jonathan! Thank you for sharing this! Loosing a spouse or partner is one of the hardest journeys I have ever been on! May you find peace and ease as you walk this journey! I send my most sincere condolences!
Stephen Dimmick
As you know it's brutal. It's incredible to get to know other widows and their stories. I love that I get to honour my husband in all of this. I love the lessons he taught me that I get to live in today.
Meredith Schneider
Mindful love! Love this Stephen Dimmick! The love you and Jonathan shared most only dream of. Thank you for sharing a piece of you and reminding all of us to be more mindful of our loved ones. Love you! <3
Stephen Dimmick
Love you babes. So, so much.
AJ Rogers
Stephen, I am so incredibly sorry for your loss. Thank you for this sweet reminder to cherish those we love for exactly what we love them for and to remind ourselves to love them even when we think we can't.
‪“It only takes 30 conscious seconds of mindfulness to remember that beauty in the person you love.” What a beautiful tribute and a great reminder to love those around us more fiercely. Thank you for sharing. ❤️
Stephen Dimmick
Have an incredible day Renee
Katie Sloan
Thank you for sharing with us. I’m so sorry for your loss!
Terri Kendrick
This is so powerful. Thank you for sharing your experience and reminding us all to live in the moment!
Ann Marie Patitucci
What a beautiful tribute to your husband. Thank you for sharing it with us. I'm so terribly sorry for your tremendous loss. I will take this with me: "It only takes 30 conscious seconds of mindfulness to remember that beauty in the person you love." Thank you, Stephen Dimmick .
Nicole DeAvilla
This is beautiful. You are beautiful Stephen Dimmick as was your dear husband, Jonathon. What a loss. I know it hurts. Thanks for the reminder to be present every day. xo
Stephen Dimmick
Thank you darling Nicole <3 <3 <3
Jessica Acree
This is beautiful. So sorry it means your grieving, but your perspective is inspiring.
Stephen Dimmick
Thank you so much. Sharing is an incredible part of grieving and growth.

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