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Mourning the Death of a Spouse: AfterTalk Inspirational 11.8.18

Mourning the Death of a Spouse [Editor’s note: this is an excellent compendium of advice from the NIH’s National Institute on Aging. At the end is a link to the original piece. Note the many valuable links.]   When your spouse dies, your world changes. You are in mourning—feeling grief and sorrow at the loss. You

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My Experience With the Sudden and Traumatic Death of My Father

By Raymond Magno Co-Owner Of Eco Bear Biohazard Cleaning Company I spent the sunny afternoon playing with my friends, a typical routine for a 9-year old boy. Later, I decided to head home. I wanted to be sure to be on time for dinner my Mom was making one of my favorite meals. As is

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Ten Reasons Why I Want to Talk About Death 

by Elaine Voci There are a lot of people who shy away from any talk about death; they think such conversations are “morbid” and don’t serve any purpose other than to make people feel uncomfortable.  They are reluctant to accept the impermanence of life which shows us that nothing lasts forever, nor is it meant

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Pittsburgh: coming together after synagogue shooting

    Editor’s Note: I received this email from a local Rabbi. I’ve done a small amount of editing to make it more universal: Dear Friend, Our hearts are shattered by the heinous and horrific attack on our brothers and sisters in Pittsburgh. We mourn the 11 holy souls who were so cruelly torn from

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