“Death ends a life…but it does not end a relationship, which struggles on in the survivors mind…toward some final resolution, which it never finds.” — Robert Anderson

“In the middle of the journey of my life,

I found myself in a dark wood

For I had lost the right path.”


“One of the ways we heal ourselves is to create meaning in our suffering.” –Victor Frankl

“There is only one way for you to live without grief in your lifetime; That is to exist without love. Your grief represents your humanness, Just as your love does.” – Anon

“Resolution is the process that supplements and continues on beyond coping with loss…. The connections to the representations of the deceased and to the memories of the relationship to the deceased continue across the life cycle.” — P. Silverman & S. Nickman

“When a soul dies, the wind will blow, and the greater the soul, the greater the winds.” — Ancient Belief

“It is still so new and all we see is the empty space, but that is not how it is in the landscape of the heart. There, there is no empty space and he still laughs and grapples with ideas and plans and nods wisely with each of us in turn. We are proud to have known him. We are proud to have called him friend.” – Brian Andreas

“A child’s life is like a piece of paper on which everyone who passes leaves an impression.” — Chinese Proverb

“Every moment spent in unhappiness is a moment of happiness lost.” — Leo Buscaglia

“The most beautiful people I have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.” — Elizabeth Kubler Ross

“Grief is an emotion, it is not a disease, It’s natures way of healing a grieving heart.” — Rabbi Earl Grollman


Dr. Gloria and Dr. Heidi Horsley

Dr. Gloria and Dr. Heidi Horsley

Dr. Gloria Horsley and Dr. Heidi Horsley are a mother/daughter team and internationally recognized grief experts. They are the founders of The Open to Hope Foundation and the hosts of The Open to Hope Show. In addition, Dr. Gloria is a board member for The Compassionate Friends and Dr. Heidi is an adjunct professor at Columbia University and has a private practice in manhattan. Their message is that others have made it through the grief journey and so can you, if you do not yet have hope lean on theirs.

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