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December 11, 2019
Should Holiday Traditions Change if Your Life has Changed?

Should Holiday Traditions Change if Your Life has Changed?

Holidays are celebrated and kept precious with traditions. In this constantly changing world, we cling to the comfort of something constant. So, losses often hit us […]
October 17, 2019
Claim Your Grief Space

Claim Your Grief Space

First of all, let me say that this “grief space” is going to look different for everyone. We all know there is no one-size-fits-all way to […]
September 9, 2019
Grief and the Need for Sacred Space

Grief and the Need for Sacred Space

It seems impossible that 9/11 happened to us 18 years ago. EIGHTEEN years. To me, this is proof that time is in fact, not a healer, […]
April 25, 2019
When Your Grief is Invisible: Infertility and the Grief Experience

When Your Grief is Invisible: Infertility and the Grief Experience

This week is Infertility Awareness week. Infertility has an invisibility to it that few other griefs do. When someone dies, people notice. But what if there […]
February 26, 2019
The BEST Sympathy Cards and What to Write in Them

The BEST Sympathy Cards and What to Write in Them

The personal touch of a sympathy card is a warm and thoughtful way of continuing to reach out to someone you love. But so many of […]
November 19, 2018
Grieving Through the Holidays

Grieving Through the Holidays

Grieving Through the Holidays For so many families the holidays hold the promise of togetherness, familiarity, tradition and comfort. But for the grieving, every one of […]
October 24, 2018
Making New Memories from the Old   (Up-cycling & Great Gift Ideas!)

Making New Memories from the Old (Up-cycling & Great Gift Ideas!)

One of the often unaddressed issues families face after a loved one dies, is what to keep and how to keep it? Often times we feel […]
September 19, 2018
How to Talk About Tough Things

How to Talk About Tough Things, Like Suicide

Last month a church in southern California lost their senior pastor to suicide. A friend of mine asked if I had heard about Inland Hills in […]
August 29, 2018
Living in Light of the Boundary of Death: A Story of Land and Water

Living in Light of the Boundary of Death: A Story of Land and Water

I recently read a new book called, With the End in Mind where the author, Kathryn Mannix, described at the end how she moves through life with […]