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  • Kobe Bryant

    How Many Children Do I Have Now?

    Posted on March 27, 2020 - by Neal Raisman

    Excerpt from Standing on One Leg by Neal Raisman which is available through the author at iduhpres@hotmail.com How many children do you have? Do I have? Did I have? How […]

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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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  • I Just Wanted Her for One More Day

    Posted on March 21, 2020 - by Larry Patten

    This is an excerpt from Larry Patten’s A Companion for the Hospice Journey, which is available on Amazon or though his website Hospice Matters. Several years ago, our hospice team […]

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  • Early Grief: Anticipating Loss Before it Happens

    Posted on March 18, 2020 - by Harriet Hodgson

    This excerpt is from Smiling Through Your Tears: Anticipating Grief by Harriet Hodgson, BS,  MA and Lois Krahn, MD, available from Amazon. Early grief is a feeling of loss before […]

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  • Grievers are Heroes

    Posted on March 15, 2020 - by Basia Mosinski

    The following excerpt is from LOST to FOUND: Surviving the Death of Your Child, by Basia Mosinski, available at https://www.amazon.com/dp/1720222657 Grievers are “heroes” and here’s why… we eventually got out […]

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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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  • Ground Hog Days

    Posted on March 5, 2020 - by Neal Raisman

    This is an excerpt from Standing on One Leg by Neal Raisman available from the author at iduhpres@hotmail.com The first weeks and months were like the movie, Groundhog Day. I […]

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  • Can Grief Be As Silent as Death Itself?

    Posted on March 2, 2020 - by Neal Raisman

    This is an excerpt from Standing on One Leg by Neal Raisman available from the author at iduhpres@hotmail.com Loss is not always the screaming in the halls of the hospital. […]

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  • GPS: Finding Your Way Back

    Posted on February 29, 2020 - by Fran Gerstein

    This is an excerpt from Grief From the Inside Out: Creating Meaning Around the Loss of a Child from Substance Abuse or Suicide, By Fran Gerstein, MSW, LCSW. It is […]

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  • Embracing Quiet on the Grief Journey

    Posted on February 28, 2020 - by Harriet Hodgson

    This is an excerpt from Happy Again! Your New and Meaningful Life After Loss, available from Amazon. Understanding yourself helps you recover from loss. You may call this self-awareness or […]

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  • Stages of Grief

    The 5 Stages of Grief and Coping Strategies

    Posted on February 28, 2020 - by Gloria Horsley

    At some point in each of our lives, we will experience grief — sometimes, more than once. And, when we do, each grief experience is unique to us, as individuals. […]

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  • Early Days After Child-Loss: Survival

    Posted on February 28, 2020 - by Mary Jane Hurley Brant

    Excerpted from When Every Day Matters: A Mother’s Memoir on Love, Loss and Life (Simple Abundance Press) on Amazon. When you really want to pray for something and you do […]

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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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  • Do It Anyway

    Posted on February 22, 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 Life is risky; we are all […]

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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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  • No More ‘At Least…’

    Posted on February 20, 2020 - by Greg Adams

    At least he didn’t have to suffer. At least you have other children. At least you still have your health. At least she’s in a better place. At least you […]

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  • Bend without Breaking

    Posted on February 15, 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 As I started to picture the […]

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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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  • Quiet on the Grief Journey

    Posted on February 12, 2020 - by Harriet Hodgson

    This is an excerpt from Happy Again! Your New and Meaningful Life After Loss, available from Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Happy-Again-Harriet-Hodgson-ebook/dp/B00PMDEYE8  Understanding yourself helps you recover from loss. You may call this self-awareness […]

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    The Death of Gianna Bryant Can Trigger Sibling Loss

    Posted on February 11, 2020 - by Gloria Horsley

    On this episode of Open to Hope Conversations podcast, we respond to a listener’s question. The listener said that they had a sister who was killed in an accident several […]

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  • Your Unique Grief

    Posted on February 9, 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 I measure every Grief I meet […]

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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Open to Hope TV

  • 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 179: The Beat of Grief

    Posted on December 15, 2019 - by admin

    On this show Dr. Gloria and Dr. Heidi Horsley interview Claudia Coenen and Josh Robinson about Expressing Grief Creatively. Claudia is a widow, the creator of the Karuna Cards, and […]

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  • Episode 178: The Whys and Hows of Grief Support

    Posted on December 15, 2019 - by admin

    On this show Dr. Gloria and Dr. Heidi Horsley interview ADEC President, Dr. Phyllis Kosminsky and former ADEC President, Dr. Jon Reid, about getting back to life, after the death […]

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