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365 Days of Healing

Posted on February 7, 2020 - by Lora Mercado

This excerpt is from 365 Days of Healing: A Daily Workbook to Overcome the Pain of Grief, available at https://www.amazon.com/dp/1508902291 This book was created to help you work through your […]

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Triumphing over Tragedy: No Superheroes

Posted on February 7, 2020 - by Allen Klein

This is an excerpt from Embracing Life After Loss: A Gentle Guide for Growing Through Grief by Allen Klein, available on Amazon at https://www.amazon.com/Embracing-Life-After-Loss-Growing/dp/1642500062/ref=sr_1_1?crid=330F5I7PHDK96&keywords=embracing+life+after+loss+klein&qid=1579904828&sprefix=Embracing+lif%2Caps%2C219&sr=8-1 The soul would have no rainbow […]

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Raising Your Vibration to Connect with Them

Posted on February 6, 2020 - by Karen Noe

This is an excerpt from Your Life After Their Death: A Medium’s Guide to Healing After a Loss available on Amazon at: https://www.amazon.com/Your-Life-After-Their-Death/dp/1401943225/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=your+life+after+their+death&qid=1580337294&s=books&sr=1-1   After your deceased loved ones leave […]

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When Grief Resurfaces: How News of the Coronavirus Brings Back Anxiety About Death

Posted on February 3, 2020 - by Gloria Horsley

The news about the rapid spread of the Coronavirus, including quarantines and regularly updated statistics about the dead and the infected, is enough to cause anyone anxiety. However, we recently […]

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They Give You Signs

Posted on January 29, 2020 - by Karen Noe

This is an excerpt from Your Life After Their Death: A Medium’s Guide to Healing After a Loss available on Amazon at: https://www.amazon.com/Your-Life-After-Their-Death/dp/1401943225/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=your+life+after+their+death&qid=1580337294&s=books&sr=1-1 If you feel you aren’t able to receive […]

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Solace in a Birdsong

Posted on January 29, 2020 - by Tambre Leighn

There are days when I feel the weight of old memories, heart losses, and traumas suffered along the path of life. What triggers this can vary. So, what I choose […]

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Kobe Bryant

Remembering Kobe Bryant

Posted on January 27, 2020 - by Gloria Horsley

The sudden death of Kobe Bryant, revered basketball legend, entrepreneur, and philanthropist, along with his daughter, Gianna, hit a wide range of people hard. The shock and sadness, amplified by […]

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Comforting Words to a Griever

Posted on January 3, 2020 - by Jane P. Williams

Sometimes, words spoken to individuals in grief do not make a difference; so many words have been said that they don’t pierce the thin protective layer that we develop while […]

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After Many Years, So Grateful

Posted on January 3, 2020 - by Judy Lipson

I stepped onto the ice after a hiatus of ten days, a substantial break for an adult figure skater to lack practice. Ice skating is my passion, a major focal […]

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Unanswered Emails

Posted on December 8, 2019 - by Carol Henderson

In the poem, “Note,” Ellie Schoenfeld writes that she is still sometimes surprised and angry that she receives no calls or emails from the dead. Death should be a place […]

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