In the beginning, your pain is so unbearable and unbelievable, you may wonder if you can go on; but you can, and will go on. You don’t need to do anything, but get through one hour at a time. You don’t need to look ahead. Simply focus on the present moment. As the hours […]

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Give a set of tea light candles to other family member and invite them to join you in a day of remembrance, whether Christmas, a birthday, or anniversary of loss. Include a special poem or a few carefully chosen words that can be said, when the candles are lit. Knowing others are paying tribute to […]

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The following is a guest blog post from Lori Pederson, author of the blog, I Did Not Know What to Say. The grieving process can be as unique as ones finger print. Each person brings to the journey their individual personality, their connection with the person that passed away, their religious/spiritual beliefs, their feelings about death, […]

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The following is a guest blog post from Lori Pederson, author of the blog, I Did Not Know What to Say. When my mother passed away, I received a card from a friend of mine that touched me so deeply I can still remember it 15 years later. The card was humorous and the note he […]

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Rebuilding a life isn’t easy especially when we may not want to, feel like it, or know where or how to start. When just getting out of bed makes us so tired we want to crawl right back in. When we can hardly remember the way to the grocery store or our best friend’s phone number. […]

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