Tag Archives: Grief and Loss

The wisdom of Jeff Brown

So many people get judged when they refuse to put their pain away. They get judged for showing it, for speaking it, for insisting on sharing their memories of abuse with those they know. I am not talking about those … Continue reading

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How we approach death

I wanted to share something from the little booklet on dying from hospice care.  Its called Gone From My Sight  by Barbara Karnes, RN.  I thought it was lovely. * “How we approach death is going to depend upon our fear … Continue reading

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I say “yes” to the grieving process.

I have become very intimate with death and dying. Besides my grandparents, who lived into their 90s, I sat at the bedside of my friend dying of cancer in 2002 when she was only 51. I held my sister’s hand … Continue reading

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What do I do when he is gone?

I wanted to share these facebook posts from my stepmother and myself, and my response to my stepmother’s question, “What will I do when he is gone?”: Mom Gail: Update on my Beloved Danny. He’s still in hospice, but if … Continue reading

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Hopeless Wanderer

these lyrics came to me last night while I cried myself to sleep… So when your hopes on fire But you know your desire Don’t hold a glass over the flame Don’t let your heart grow cold I will call … Continue reading

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