Tag Archives: grief

Not Alone

“When people ask me how best to give someone permission to die, I tell them to imagine themselves standing by the bedside of the person they love and saying with the deepest and most sincere tenderness: ‘I am here with … Continue reading

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Witness

I just saw the film “Elemental” and found it to be the most profound I have seen to date.   And I have seen a lot of documentaries and movies in my lifetime. My heart broke open in witness to … Continue reading

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New Book About Loss and Grief

I contacted Ted Wiard a year ago after seeing a documentary about a healing retreat he manages in New Mexico called Golden Willow Ranch.  I was incredibly touched by his story of loss and how he coped.  Plus I was … Continue reading

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Books for Grieving Children

Judith Viorst: The Tenth Good Thing About Barney http://www.amazon.com/Tenth-Good-Thing-About-Barney/dp/0689712030 This is about a boy whose cat dies and he is terribly upset and sad. His mom urges him to come up with 10 good things about his cat to tell at … Continue reading

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Heartbreak and Community

“Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality.” ~ Emily Dickinson This year’s Christmas was jarred in my community by a senseless loss for a remarkable family.  I do hope those who have big cash and big hearts … Continue reading

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