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The interesting thing about grief

Stephen Colbert is no stranger to grief. When he was 10 years old, his father and two older brothers died in an Eastern Airlines plane crash in North Carolina. He made several statements when his mother passed at 92, including these. A video follows. “The interesting thing about grief, I think, is that it is

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The Cure for Grief: Inspirational Quote 6.16.16

Norah Casey is not well known in the USA, but is a legend in Ireland. She’s not only a giant in publishing, but spent two seasons on Dragon’s Den, the Irish and UK version of Shark Tank. Her husband passed away in 2011. She was inspired by the famous grief quote “the cure for grief

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Death of her Husband: Inspirational Quote 5.26.16

In a candid and emotional address to University of California-Berkeley graduates Saturday, May 14, 2016, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg shared how the death of her husband left her swimming in an ocean of grief but also “grateful for each breath in and out — grateful for the gift of life itself.” Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook chief,

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Grief: Understanding The Process

[Editor:] Today’s post is by Marty Tousley, a richly experienced grief counselor and author. You can read all about her here: http://www.griefhealing.com/about.htm   Grief will make a new person out of you, if it doesn’t kill you in the making. ~ Stephanie Ericsson Few of us are prepared to face the excruciating pain associated with the death

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Grieving During the Holidays: Easter and Passover

This is a modified rerun of a post I did last December. It’s about the helping the grieving during the holidays. I did several them, and over the next few days will republish them as we approach two holidays, Easter and Passover, that are observed by the entire family, and are therefore especially  problematic for

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