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Grieving During the Holidays: Ten New Year’s Resolutions for Those Who are Grieving

By Larry Lynn | January 1, 2014 | 1 Comment

  If you are grieving during the holidays, here are some New Year’s Resolutions that could help ease the pain of grief.  Traditions have to start somewhere, so what better day than December 31st for a chronic procrastinator to propose some New Year’s Resolutions. 1. I will do everything in my power to reduce the …

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If You Lost a Spouse/Domestic Partner in Recent Weeks Read This Today!

By Larry Lynn | December 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

It’s December 26th as I write this. I remember when I lost my wife in late November, and remember how unprepared I was to deal with financial issues in the moment. I made mistakes that cost me later, so let me keep this simple. Talk to your accountant or financial advisor immediately about whether there …

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Grief Poems: Your Compassionate Friend by Steve Channing

By admin | December 20, 2013 | 1 Comment

I can tell from that look, friend, that you need to talk So come, take my hand and let’s go for a walk. See, I’m not like the others, I won’t shy away, Because I want to hear what you’ve got to say. Your child has died and you need to be heard But they …

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Grief Poems: The After Loss Credo by Barbara Hills LeStrang

By admin | December 10, 2013 | 1 Comment

I need to talk about my loss. I may often need to tell you what happened – or to ask you why it happened. Each time I discuss my loss, I am helping myself face the reality of the death of my loved one. I need to know that you care about me. I need …

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Coping with Grief During the Holidays: A Plan of Action

By Larry Lynn | December 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Let’s talk more about the holiday season. Please refer to my Thanksgiving blog about grieving during the Holiday Season. As I write this, there are 23 days to Christmas. Here’s what I propose: if you know someone who has had a loss especially in the last year, reach out to them now and make sure …

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Loss of a Loved One Quotes

By admin | November 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.“ ~ Kahlil Gibran   Unable are the loved to die. For love is immortality. ~ Emily Dickinson   He spake well who said that graves are the footprints of …

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Inspirational Pet Loss Quotes

By admin | November 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole. ~ Roger Caras No heaven will not ever Heaven be. Unless my cats are there to welcome me.” ~ Anonymous Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” ~ Anatole France Heaven goes by favor. If it went …

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Grief Poems: Circumstances Don’t Make You, They Reveal You

By admin | October 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

~Author Unknown   In Memory Those we Love remain with us, for Love itself lives on. Cherished memories never fade, because a loved one is gone. Those we Love can never be, more than a thought apart. For as long as there is a memory, they’ll live on in our heart. 

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Songs About Grief and Loss: Death of a Spouse

By admin | October 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Songs About Grief and Loss: Death of a Spouse Goodbye my lover James Blunt Stop all the Clocks Nemo Shaw Yesterday The Beatles Memories Barbra Streisand The way we were Barbra Streisand I will always love you Whitney Houston Nothing compares to you Sinead O’Connor Because you loved me Celine Dion The Last Waltz Engelbert …

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Grief Poems – Do Not Stand at My Grave and Weep By Mary Elizabeth Fry

By admin | October 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Do not stand at my grave and weep, I am not there, I do not sleep. I am in a thousand winds that blow, I am the softly falling snow. I am the gentle showers of rain, I am the fields of ripening grain. I am in the morning hush, I am in the graceful …

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