Category Archives: grieving for a child

Loss of a Child: AfterTalk Inspirational Quote 8.4.16

Loss of a Child “He is the most beautiful creature I have ever seen and it’s not about his face, but the life force I can see in him. It’s the smile and the pure promise of everything he has to offer. Like he’s saying, ‘Here I am world, are you ready for so much

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Loss of a Son: Ghazala Kahn Answers Donald Trump

[Editor’s note: This not meant to be a political statement, but instead to share a mother’s profound expression of grief for a son lost in war. Ghazala Kahn and her husband spoke at the Democratic Convention last week, and their presentation has started a national discourse on loss and service. If you want to see

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Second Sowing: Inspirational Poem for 5.5.16

Second Sowing  by Anne Morrow Lindbergh For whom The milk ungiven in the breast When the child is gone? For whom the love locked up in the heart That is left alone? That golden yield Split sod once, overflowed an August field, Threshed out in pain upon September’s floor, Now hoarded high in barns, a

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one third: Inspirational Quote for 3.3.16

one third by Kerry Worley you lost one third of your life today. it slipped away from you like a feather in the wind, no second opinion, no chemo, no pumps or shunts, no internet search, no new medications, no prayer groups, no guru. just gone. giggling, warm, and alive at breakfast, and a different,

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When a Child Dies: A Special Interview

AfterTalk’s Blog Talk Radio brings you a special interview with the authors of “Meaningful Moments: Ritual and Reflection When a Child Dies.” AfterTalk Co-Founder Lisa Bogatin interviews authors Rana Limbo and Kathie Kobler on BlogTalk Radio’s AfterTalk Live Dr. Danai Papadatou describes the book in these terms: “These ‘meaningful moments’ are not measurable, but fully

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