sympathy gifts

Sympathy gifts that provide a tangible way to remember a love one serve as an ideal and appropriate way to support the bereaved as they begin the grieving process. Here are a few creative projects designed to help you support those grieving and yourself. Keepsake Boxes You may want to preciously stow away certain items […]

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Memorial Ideas

Memorial ideas to help you make memories last will aid in grief healing. You can’t know why some things happen, but you can know that love and beautiful memories can outlast the pain of grief. And you can know that there’s a place inside the heart where love lives always and where nothing beautiful can […]

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If you are coping with grief, I would like to set the record straight on closure. I recently heard the representative from the family of Freddie Gray, who is the young man that died in Baltimore while in police custody, say the family was seeking “sacred closure” on the day of his funeral. Unfortunately, the […]

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To make your sacred space more meaningful, surround yourself with pictures, mementos and anything symbolic of your relationship with the person who died. During this sacred time you can safely process your grief and attend to your bereavement.

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  Is it okay to talk to the person who died? Talking to deceased loved ones is part of grieving and healing grief.  When someone dies, the relationship with that person that does not die. Thus, it is natural to continue a dialogue. In fact, grief help in the form of talking silently in your head […]

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