Author Archives: Larry Lynn

Inspirational Quote 4.23.15 Making the Best of It

  [Editor: Gilda Radner was among the best comedians of my generation. She died of ovarian cancer at 42 at the peak of her career. I first saw her perform in a stage show that presaged Saturday Night Live. Her death led to the founding of Gilda’s Clubs, a network of affiliate clubhouses where people

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Inspirational Quote 4.16.15 Beautiful People and Grief

The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not

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Inspirational Quote 4.2.15: Do not go gentle

This week’s poem is by one of my favorite poets, Dylan Thomas. The recent movie “Interstellar” used this poem several times. It is an affirmation of living life to the last breath, of not not giving one’s self up to grief after the loss of a loved one. It is a great message to all

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A new film about celebrating life or living in fear of death

[Editor: “Mortal” is a documentary  about celebrating life rather than living in fear of death We want to share information with you about this film. These are the words of the people behind “Mortal.”] MORTAL Can you picture this seismic shift: how much richer would life be if we celebrated our time on earth instead

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Inspirational Quote 3.26.15 Mourning a Hero

One more song. We’ve posted a series of inspirational songs about grief including death of a loved one, a child, grieving from the perspective of a dying man, the thoughts of a friend of the grieving. You can find them all at this link: http://www.aftertalk.com/blog/author/larry-lynn/ This week’s song is about mourning a hero written and

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