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Poetry Healing: The Healing Properties Of Poetry

Posted on January 7, 2007 - by admin

Grief is one of the hardest things to face in life, and unfortunately it is something which most of us will experience in our time. Writing or reading grief poems […]

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LOSS: Healing After Loss

Posted on January 5, 2007 - by Gloria Lintermans

Loss is a fact of life. Yet, following loss, their needs to be a healthy healing, a healing that allows life not only to simply continue, but with joy and […]

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For Widows Only — Who We Are

Posted on January 5, 2007 - by

We discovered life as a widow is different than being married, but trying to explain it to anyone is like describing the color orange to a blind man. We know it’s best to change the subject. We train our eyes to look away.

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For Widows Only — Who We Are

Posted on January 5, 2007 - by admin

We are women left. We experienced the best of times; The worst of times. And survived. We discovered the meaning of life — Nothing like the loss of a spouse […]

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For Widows Only — Who We Are

Posted on January 5, 2007 - by Linda Della-Donna

We are women left. We experienced the best of times; The worst of times. And survived. We discovered the meaning of life — Nothing like the loss of a spouse […]

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January 4, 2007: I Have No Intention of Saying Good-Bye: Coping Techniques for the Now Childless – Sandy Fox

Posted on January 4, 2007 - by Sandy Fox

JANUARY 4, 2007 – I HAVE NO INTENTION OF SAYING GOOD-BYE: COPING TECHNIQUES FOR THE NOW CHILDLESS: SANDY FOX, the bereaved mother of Marcy, her only child who was killed […]

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January 4, 2007: I Have No Intention of Saying Good-Bye: Coping Techniques for Now Childless – Sandy Fox

Posted on January 4, 2007 - by admin

JANUARY 4, 2007 – I HAVE NO INTENTION OF SAYING GOOD-BYE: COPING TECHNIQUES FOR THE NOW CHILDLESS: SANDY FOX, the bereaved mother of Marcy, her only child who was killed […]

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Teaching Others About Our Grief by Sandy Fox, author of “I Have No Intention of Saying Good-Bye”

Posted on January 4, 2007 - by Sandy Fox

We cannot expect others to understand how we feel after the death of a child, especially if they have never gone through it. Sometimes we get angry at how friends […]

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Now Childless Conference to be Held April 20-22

Posted on January 4, 2007 - by admin

The second Now Childless Conference is in the planning stages for April 20-22, 2007, at The Inn at Pima in Scottsdale, AZ. To encourage those of you still needing to […]

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Dear “a grieving mother”:

Posted on January 4, 2007 - by admin

Thank you for your e-mail and for joining us on our blog. We were very sorry to hear of the loss of you first child. We know how devastating it […]

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