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There’s Something Ancient about Comforting Grief with Food

                                                                        “You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.”                                                                        

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That Last Day: AfterTalk Inspirational: 5.2.19

    That Last Day by Leah Cumberworth It’s been over a year since Jim died. But I still can’t “get over” that last day. I am almost obsessed with that day, going over and over the events, and feeling my heart break over and over again. For about five years, we had been dealing

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Why losing a dog can be harder than losing a relative or friend

by Frank T. McAndrew, Knox College Recently, my wife and I went through one of the more excruciating experiences of our lives – the euthanasia of our beloved dog, Murphy. I remember making eye contact with Murphy moments before she took her last breath – she flashed me a look that was an endearing blend of

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To My Father’s Murderer: AfterTalk Inspirational 4.11.19

Open letter to my father’s murderer: It is difficult to dedicate words to someone to has caused so much grief. Each sentence represents tears and chest pains so strong that leave me breathless. This is why I want you to read this slowly and consciously, because in it, I express the soul ache and pour

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