Grief: deep sorrow, especially that’s caused by someone’s death. Synonyms: sorrow, misery, sadness, anguish, pain, distress, heartache, heartbreak, agony, torment, affliction, suffering, woe, desolation, dejection, despair; mourning, mournfulness, bereavement, lamentation; literary dolor, dole.
Grief is a very sad thing, but it’s beautiful at the same time. Grief makes you realize how fragile yet beautiful life can be. Once the breath leaves the body and the person dies, it is finished they’re dead and you will never get that person back. You can never talk to them, hug them, touch them, or see them again, unless by picture or video. Death is only one breath away, one final breath away.
Today is not Mexican Independence Day. You’ll have to wait until September 16 for that.
Cinco de Mayo marks La Batalla de Puebla which translates to “The Battle of Puebla,” the day the humble and outnumbered Mexican Forces defeated the French military– the most powerful military at the time. The victory came amid a difficult chapter in Mexican history.