Tag Archives: livingwithgrief

Where Does the Time Go?

I haven’t written anything on these pages since February of this year. 10 months. Where does the time go? Much has happened this year, and yet … There have been many times where I lay awake in the deep of … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of Light

There is a light that burns in every Jewish synagogue, the Ner Tamid. In Judaism, the sanctuary lamp is known by its Hebrew name, ner tamid (Hebrew: נֵר תָּמִיד), which is usually translated as “eternal flame” or “eternal light”. Hanging or standing in … Continue reading

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Everything Doesn’t Happen for a Reason

This excellent essay has been making the rounds. It is well written and anyone who is grieving knows it is true. To imply that there is some higher reason for our tragedies does not lessen our pain or make it … Continue reading

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“Grief and Loss”

This showed up today from another blog I follow, Grief and Gratitude. I am still in the sleepwalking phase; I can’t yet say when I might make it to the next phase. But I know, intellectually, that there is another life ahead … Continue reading

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Think of the “Like” button as a “Support” button

Originally posted on Willower.org:
Happy stories, sad stories Happy or funny stories compel people to “Like” and “Share” them. Inspirational, uplifting and amusing stories sometimes go viral. That’s the incredible thing about the internet. It can inform, inspire, entertain, and…

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Another Voice in the Chorus

Originally posted on Grief: One Woman's Perspective:
The suicide of Rick and Kay Warren’s son made headline news a year ago. Rick is the founder and senior pastor of Saddleback Church, one of the largest churches in America, and…

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Living With Grief: A Conversation Between Men

Anderson Cooper talks with Liam Neeson five years after the death of his wife, Natasha Richardson. He speaks about loss, grief and living with the aftermath. http://www.cbsnews.com/news/liam-neeson-anderson-cooper-on-living-with-grief/

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