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Grief Quotes: Surviving a Sibling: Scott Mastley

Posted on December 2, 2006 - by admin

Scott Mastley: It didn?t hit me immediately, but after a while, it kind of came to me that I was an only child and that eventually I was going to […]

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Grief Quotes: Grief and Your Health: Dr. Coralease Ruff

Posted on December 2, 2006 - by Coralease Ruff

Dr. Coralease Ruff: What I always say to people about those feelings of regret, sometimes if you write a letter to them expressing those feelings of regret, at least sometimes […]

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The Grief And Belief Connection

Posted on December 2, 2006 - by

“Grief is healing: To take away our grief is to take away our healing. And learning about life after death helps us heal with greater hope, comfort and peace.” ~ […]

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The Grief And Belief Connection

Posted on December 2, 2006 - by admin

“Grief is healing: To take away our grief is to take away our healing. And learning about life after death helps us heal with greater hope, comfort and peace.” ~ […]

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Dakota Winds: Planting Seeds of Hope

Posted on December 2, 2006 - by admin

Thank you for the opportunity to share my experience with the IPPC (Initiative for Pediatric Palliative Care) retreat led by Deborah Dokken, your guest on Thursday. I am the parent […]

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How to Respond to the Bereaved

Posted on December 1, 2006 - by admin

Last week, I visited my 81 year old widowed Aunt following the death of her boyfriend, also age 81. She was expectedly quite distressed following his sudden death from heart […]

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November 30, 2006 From Parent to Advocate: A Long Day’s Journey Deborah Dokken

Posted on November 30, 2006 - by admin

NOVEMBER 30, 2006 – FROM PARENT TO ADVOCATE: LONG DAYS’ JOURNEY:? DEBORAH DOKKEN.? After the loss of two infants and the premature birth of her son Jeremy, Deborah Dokken became […]

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Healing the Grieving Heart National Radio Show Welcomes End of Life Care Expert Deborah Dokken

Posted on November 30, 2006 - by admin

Recipient of 2003 Pediatric Nursing?s Humanitarian Award to be interviews by ?Healing the Grieving Heart? Hosts, Drs. Gloria and Heidi Horsley on November 30, 2006. New York, New York and […]

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The Turning of My Quilt

Posted on November 29, 2006 - by

In Wayne Dyer’s book “10 Secrets for Success and Inner Peace”, the second success secret is “don’t
die with your music still in you.” It is amazing to consider how many of us have a longing in our heart to pursue a dream, a vocation, or an experience and then our very logical left-brain dissuades us from
taking the risk to do it.

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The Turning of My Quilt

Posted on November 29, 2006 - by admin

In Wayne Dyer?s book ?10 Secrets for Success and Inner Peace?, the second success secret is ?don?t die with your music still in you.? It is amazing to consider how […]

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