FIVE MINUTES TO LIVE is a famous sermon given by Rabbi Kenneth Berger on Yom Kippur day in the fall of 1986. It was inspired by the crash of the Challenger space shuttle on January 28, 1986 and the subsequent revelation that the crew had likely survived the explosion and lived for another five minutes […]
families dealing with grief
LOST AND FOUND Peggy Amler, 2017 I have lost my way. Awakening alone. Going through the motions of beginning the day. Going through the e-motions of beginning the day. My Love is not next to me. No one to talk with. Memories and tears abound. Tears cease that I might eat breakfast. Breakfast is done.
Love, Loss and What Comes Next “Table for Three” By Philip Galanes, May 13, 2017 The New York Times “When I meet a woman wearing a ring on a chain around her neck, I know immediately: member of the club,” Sheryl Sandberg said. “I never noticed before.” That club in question would be the unenviable
As Long as You Remember He said sadly, I have a hole in my heart I said, I know He said, It feels like a piece of me is missing I said, Me too He said, She’ll never get to know my daughter See her grow up like she did with yours I said, She
Losing a Loved One to a Rare Disease My daughter died of ectopia cordis. My husband and I learned about this birth defect around eighteen weeks into the pregnancy, and we also learned that it meant our daughter’s heart was growing outside her chest. Do you know how rare ectopia cordis is? An estimated 1