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  • ‘Crazy’ Grief Dreams Often the Most Profound

    Posted on June 9, 2020 - by Lois Schaffer

    Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life without them is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly. — Langston Hughes.   I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge […]

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  • When You Don’t Get to Say Goodbye

    Posted on April 9, 2020 - by Jill Smoot

    During this world pandemic, I identified with a woman on a national newscast interview. She said the hardest thing about her mothers death was that her mom died alone, and […]

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  • Signs of ‘God-incidences’

    Posted on March 24, 2020 - by Christine Duminiak

    This is an excerpt from After-Death Communications: God’s Gift of Love, which is available at Amazon at https://www.amazon.com/After-Death-Communications-Gods-Gift-Love/dp/194432870X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1500389497&sr=8-1&keywords=after-death+communications+god%27s+gift+of+love  “Godincidences–Many of the signs we receive from our loved ones will seem […]

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  • Unthinkable

    Posted on March 9, 2020 - by Lois Schaffer

    Excerpted from The Unthinkable: Life, Loss and a Mother’s Mission to Ban Illegal Guns, available on Amazon.   Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life without them is […]

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  • Three-Year-Old Brings Message from Deceased Brother

    Posted on March 8, 2020 - by Christine Duminiak

    This is an excerpt from Heaven Talks To Children, which is available on Amazon “Shockingly, [my 3-year old son Trever] said that [our deceased son] Tyler was not up in […]

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  • They Help You in Ways They Never Could Before

    Posted on February 25, 2020 - by Karen Noe

    This is an excerpt from Your Life After Their Death: A Medium’s Guide to Healing After a Loss, by Karen Noe available on Amazon.com. Your deceased loved ones are able […]

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  • Healing Relationships After Death

    Posted on February 21, 2020 - by Lo Anne Mayer

    Excepted from Celestial Conversations: Healing Relationships After Death (Cape House Books), and may be purchased through Amazon. One year after Mother’s death, I was cleaning out a bookcase when one […]

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  • Ho’oponopono and Other Important Healing Phrases

    Posted on February 13, 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:             My clients […]

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  • They Come to Your Dreams

    Posted on February 7, 2020 - by Karen Noe

    This is an excerpt from Your Life After Their Death: A Medium’s Guide to Healing After a Loss, by Karen Noe, which is available on Amazon.com. One of the easiest […]

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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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  • 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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  • Is Suffering Necessary?

    Posted on November 26, 2019 - by Nina Impala

    I have been thinking a lot about suffering, how much we suffer in a lifetime. There seems to be no way of escaping it. The short version for this? We […]

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    Advent: A Visit in the Darkest Hours

    Posted on November 12, 2019 - by Elizabeth Brady

    During the season of Advent 2003, I was eight months pregnant with Mack. Iz had just turned six and was dressed as an angel having participated in the Christmas Eve […]

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  • Angels, Lights, Birdies and Butterflies: Is it Really Them?

    Posted on September 24, 2019 - by Nina Impala

    When are loved ones leave us sometimes we will have profound dreams of them. Those dreams can be alarming or bring peace. In the early stages of grief, we want […]

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  • We Don’t Die. Our Bodies Do.

    Posted on September 24, 2019 - by Bernie Siegel

    As someone who has had a near death and past life experience, I know the truth about what we call death. When my wife died 18 months ago, the incredible […]

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  • A Southern Baptist Family’s First Cremation

    Posted on August 31, 2019 - by Tracey Wallace

    By 2040, they say more than 80% of Americans will be cremated. Also, more than 53% of us choose that over burial. And while for some this may seem normal […]

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  • How Can We Put Hope Into Action?

    Posted on July 31, 2019 - by Ann Schiebert

    By Ann Schiebert, PsyD When I first had the honor of being invited to be a guest on Open to Hope TV, I was taken by the title “Open to […]

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  • A Funeral, a Wedding, Graduations and One Unwanted Guest

    Posted on June 22, 2019 - by Elizabeth Brady

    It has been six and a half years since our son, Mack, died suddenly on New Year’s Eve 2012, just shy of his ninth birthday. As the many of us […]

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  • Chuck Overton: Spiritual Journey

    Posted on October 6, 2018 - by Neil Chethik

    Open to Hope recently spoke with Chuck Overton, a Spiritual Director at Caris Healthcare in Knoxville, Tennessee. As a chaplain, Overton has worked closely with grieving families as they learn […]

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  • Patricia Therese: Catholic Cemeteries and Crematoria

    Posted on September 26, 2018 - by Gloria Horsley

    As the first Bereavement Consultant for the Catholic Cemeteries and Crematoria, established under the archdiocese of the Catholic Church in Australia, Therese attended the 2015 Association of Death Education and […]

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  • Don’t the Dead Take their Time Leaving?

    Posted on September 23, 2018 - by Heidi Gessner

    After my father died, I became fascinated about where he went. Someone came to take his body out of our house and to a funeral home. He was cremated and […]

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  • Episode 180: Minding Your Grieving Soul

    Posted on December 15, 2019 - by admin

    On this show Dr. Gloria and Dr. Heidi Horsley interview Karla Helbert and Heather Stang about mindfulness, yoga, and grief.  Karla is a bereaved mom, a licensed professional counselor, and […]

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  • Episode 177: Yoga as Fuel for Healing with Paul Denniston

    Posted on November 13, 2019 - by admin

    On this show Dr. Gloria and Dr. Heidi Horsley interview Paul Denniston, about how yoga helped him heal after his sister Ella died of cancer. Paul created Grief Yoga and […]

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  • Episode 169: Finding Hope Through Baptiste Yoga

    Posted on July 8, 2019 - by admin

    On this show Dr. Heidi and Dr. Gloria Horsley interview Rebecca Bara, owner of Baptiste Yoga Silicon Valley and Sarah Franco, Yoga Instructor at Lyons Den Power Yoga about helping […]

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    Episode 141: Grief Shock; Your Body Is Your Buddy

    Posted on September 24, 2018 - by admin

    On this show Dr. Gloria and Dr. Heidi Horsley interview Jason Wendroff-Rawnicki, co-founder of Shine Yoga Center and Heather Stang podcast host and author of Mindfulness & Grief on the […]

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