Category Archives: Grief Songs

Mourning Heroes: AfterTalk Repost 5/14/20

Mourning Heroes This week we thought it would be appropriate to honor the heroes of the COVID19 pandemic. The song is about a firefighter, but the sentiment applies to all who rush toward what most of us hurry away from, whether it be flames, bullets, or a virus. This week’s song is about mourning a

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Keep Me in Your Heart: AfterTalk Inspirational 5.7.20

[EDITOR: Last week’s musical inspirational quote attracted a lot of praise, so here’s a particularly poignant one for two reasons. First, it is a message from the deceased to loved ones. Second, since most of us experiencing loss are well along in life and frequently contemplate our own mortality, Warren Zevon has much to say

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Love Song for Livie: AfterTalk Weekly 4.16.20

Love Song for Livie Nathan and Heather had a baby with Trisomy 18, also called Edwards Syndrome, a chromosomal disorder, which is terminal. They were told to plan for her funeral when they went to have her in the hospital. They did not think she would live till her birth. Olivia did live. She defied

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Marathon: AfterTalk Inspirational

Marathon Nathan and Heather had a baby with Trisomy 18, or Edwards’ Syndrome, a chromosomal abnormality, which is terminal. They were told to plan for her funeral when they went to have her in the hospital. They did not think she would live till her birth. Olivia did live. She defied what the doctors said.

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Cry: AfterTalk Inspirational 10.3.19

CRY Written, performed, recorded, produced by Nathan Peterson Editor’s Note: This is the second of three songs we will be publishing by Nathan Peterson. In case you missed the last one, you can access it here: https://blog.aftertalk.com/olivia/ Olivia passed away at 14 months from Trisomy 18, also known as Edwards’ Syndrome. “One night shortly after

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