Category Archives: Grieving

You’re Not There, Part 2 Inspirational Quote 1.12.17

A few weeks ago the Inspirational Quote of the Week was musical, a song by Lukas Forchhammer, frontman of the Danish pop band Lukas Graham. Since then, Lukas has been nominated for a Grammy for Song of the Year. NPR recently interviewed Lukas, and this week’s Inspirational Quote is Lukas in his own words. There’s also

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“Fly” by Celine Dion: Inspirational Quote 1.5.16

“Fly” by Celine Dion, was an expression of her grief as her niece Karine died from Cystic Fibrosis. Celine began promoting public awareness of cystic fibrosis, as her niece fought the deadly disease. In 1993, Karine died at the age of 16 in Celine’s arms while she was singing “Vole” (French for “Fly”) to her.

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How to Write a Eulogy: Inspirational Quote 12.15.16

How to Write a Eulogy by azraiel this is the first draft of the eulogy I gave for my grandfather. I changed about 25% of it on the fly, but I don’t have a copy of what I actually said. Everyone whose opinion I care about loved it, including my grandmother. Speak from the heart,

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Infant Loss and Pregnancy: an AfterTalk Special

Infant Loss and Pregnancy Jacob-A Short Documentary about Pregnancy and Infant Loss by Shawn Lovering AfterTalk is honored to share this outstanding documentary about Infant Loss by Canadian filmmaker Shawn Lovering. Here is the artist’s statement and a link to the film. In spring of 2016, I set out to create a short piece surrounding

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Sudden Loss: AfterTalk Inspirational Quote 12.1.16

Everything around them is still there, dealing with sudden loss   In 2010 Marieke Poelmann, 22 at the time, experienced the sudden loss her parents as a result of a plane crash. It took her several years to see that bad things in life do not necessarily have to define you. In her talk she

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