Category Archives: Grieving

Inspirational Quote 4.9.15 It Would Have Been Enough

[Editor’s Note: I am not partial to reprints, but in the spirit of the Jewish holiday Passover which inspired this well-received poem by R. L Nona, I decided to do so. The title Dayenu is the chorus of a very popular Passover song of the same name.] Grief Poem 124 Dayenu   If we had

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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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Do You Have a Question About Grieving ?

AfterTalk Launches Advice on Grieving Column by Dr. Robert Neimeyer Whether you are grieving the loss of a loved one, or counseling someone who is, you now have the opportunity to ask a leading authority for advice. Dr. Robert Neimeyer and AfterTalk.com have teamed up to offer advice to those in need. We invite you

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