My Mother’s Grief

At the age of 48, after 28 years of being a high school teacher, a mother and a wife, my mother was alone. She jumped into redecorating our house and […]

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Walking with Grief

It is impossible to live with loss without walking with grief. Some suffering is unavoidable and necessary to survive being broken open. But when we try to ignore or minimize […]

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Breathing Your Own Air

“Don’t keep me alive on life support; I don’t want to be a vegetable.” When you ask most people how they want to die, they say, “just don’t keep me […]

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Clean Up After Yourself

Have you ever thought about the day after? There are decisions to be made now. Clean up after yourself, so it’s easier on your loved ones later… The people you […]

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UNDERSTAND HOSPICE NOW

Do you really understand hospice… and what it means? On paper, we say “it’s a way of caring for dying people and their families that addresses physical, emotional and spiritual […]

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