When I think of death, and of late the idea has come with alarming frequency, I seem at peace with the idea that a day will dawn when I will no longer be among those living in this valley of strange humors. I can accept the idea of my own demise, but I am unable
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Of Continuum Having had and having lost parents, aged through nature; Having had and having lost loves, parted through living; Having had and having lost children, torn through confusion; Having had and having lost friends, passing through maturing; Having had and having lost through nature, living, confusion and maturing, yet I find anew
[Editor:] Today’s post is by Marty Tousley, a richly experienced grief counselor and author. You can read all about her here: http://www.griefhealing.com/about.htm Grief will make a new person out of you, if it doesn’t kill you in the making. ~ Stephanie Ericsson Few of us are prepared to face the excruciating pain associated with the death
[LARRY: Poet and lyricist Jim Monroe shares with us a poem about the passing of a beloved dog. In my sixty-five years on earth I’ve had six of my dogs pass on. I remember each so vividly, especially the last, my beautiful Siberian Husky named Trixie who died recently at 16. I cannot think her
[EDITOR’S NOTE: Renowned writer Catherine Whitney has given us permission to share with you an AfterTalk.com Private Conversation she wrote to her deceased friend Lynn. It is not only deeply moving, but also a great example of how AfterTalk members can use this site to help process their grief]. Dear Lynn, When I stormed into