Category Archives: Kindness

Jake’s Library

Hi, Thank you all for your kind words, sweet deeds, compassion and being dear friends. Many of you have expressed wanting to do something. We’ve decided to create a children’s library at our Shul in honor and memory of our … Continue reading

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Solving the Problem of Grief: The Solution Is Not What You Think

Originally posted on Natasha's Memory Garden:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/megan-devine/death-and-dying_b_4606150.html By Megan Devine Posted: 01/23/2014 5:51 pm Solving the problem of grief is a problem in itself: if the ways you are broken cannot possibly be fixed, why does everyone keep giving…

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Kindness

Today was flat. Flat, grey clouds overhead, flat grey light, flat grey feelings inside. After the wrenching emotional rollercoaster of yesterday, I feel exhausted and encouraged all at the same time. That paradox. I experienced several acts of kindness today that … Continue reading

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The Art of Presence – New York Times Article

Here is a link to a great article about helping people who grieve. As I wrote earlier, just being there is often enough, but when it isn’t, here are some guidelines for action. There is an interesting point made about … Continue reading

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Outpouring

Terry and I are overwhelmed by the outpouring of love and support from all our friends, and Jake’s friends. We are truly humbled by your thoughts, words and fond remembrances of Jake. The best thing we can do is to … Continue reading

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