Author Archives: Larry Lynn

When great souls die-Inspirational Quote 12.10.15

When Great Souls Die [Editor: this is an excerpt from a poem entitled “When Great Trees Fall”] When great souls die, the air around us becomes light, rare, sterile. We breathe, briefly. Our eyes, briefly, see with a hurtful clarity. Our memory, suddenly sharpened, examines, gnaws on kind words unsaid, promised walks never taken. Great

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Inspirational Quote 12.3.15 Loss of a Mother

Grieving the Loss of a Mother My mom also died unexpectedly, a one-car accident many years ago. And it felt like one of the tethers holding me to this world had been severed. It made me seriously consider whether the other tethers were worth holding onto. But I did hold on, though of course I

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Inspirational Quote 11.19.15 Grief Comes in Waves

Alright, here goes. I’m old. What that means is that I’ve survived (so far) and a lot of people I’ve known and loved did not. I’ve lost friends, best friends, acquaintances, co-workers, grandparents, mom, relatives, teachers, mentors, students, neighbors, and a host of other folks. I have no children, and I can’t imagine the pain

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How to support grieving college students – Part 2

[Editor: In anticipation of today’s AfterTalk BlogTalk Radio program featuring Dr. David Fajgenbaum and his colleague Dr. Heather Servaty-Seib, we are reprinting their two-part article on supporting grieving college students. You can listen to the initial broadcast at 3pm today, November 18. at AfterTalkLIVE on BlogTalk Radio or later in the archive. To listen, click this link: AfterTalk LIVE

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How to support grieving college students – Part 1

Editor: In anticipation of tomorrow’s AfterTalk BlogTalk Radio program featuring Dr. David Fajgenbaum and his colleague Dr. Heather Servaty-Seib, we are reprinting their two-part article on supporting grieving college students. You can listen to the initial broadcast at 3pm tomorrow, November 18 at AfterTalkLIVE on BlogTalk Radio, or later in the AfterTalkLive archive.  To listen, click this link:

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