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Life Lesson #3: My Badge of Honor

It’s time to share our grief. Grief can be a full range of emotions that come in waves over an extended period of time. Grieving is a natural process and is very normal. You may feel as if you are living life in slow motion or walking in a fog. You may not be able [...]

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Healing Thoughts: January 2014

Through Agnesian HealthCare’s Bereavement Services, support is available during this grieving process to individuals and their families following the death of a loved one.  All services are offered at no charge and are available to any individual or group who has experienced the death of a family member or friend. Check out this month’s Healing [...]

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A Year of New Hope

With the New Year upon us, I find myself looking ahead. I can’t believe it has been seven years since the death of my husband (December). I feel, as most days, I am fine with the fact that he is gone, and this new life is becoming comfortable and familiar. It seems that as the [...]

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Healing Thoughts: November 2013

Through Agnesian HealthCare’s Bereavement Services, support is available during this grieving process to individuals and their families following the death of a loved one.  All services are offered at no charge and are available to any individual or group who has experienced the death of a family member or friend. Check out this month’s Healing [...]

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Healing Thoughts: October 2013

Through Agnesian HealthCare’s Bereavement Services, support is available during this grieving process to individuals and their families following the death of a loved one.  All services are offered at no charge and are available to any individual or group who has experienced the death of a family member or friend. Check out this month’s Healing [...]

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Gardening through Grief

Lately I find myself wishing that winter would be over, and spring would hurry up and get here. Grief is tough enough without being cooped up inside my house all winter long. There is something to be said about the birds chirping and flowers blooming every year. Spring allows me to open my windows and [...]

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Have you ever wished

Have you ever wished that your spouse could come back for just a few minutes? I sometimes wonder what they would say to us about how we are handling their death and everything else since they died. My eyes begin to water just thinking about it. I wonder if they will know how broken we’ve [...]

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Your Grief Ain’t Like Mine: Dimensions of Grief Support

The National Alliance for Grieving Children (NCAG) blog gives the perspective of someone whose father died when she was a teenager and her grief  journey .  When she was 30 years old she suddenly became aware of where her grief journey had brought her and made a “life giving decision to let her father’s death [...]

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Hugging Them in Your Heart

I recently came across a wonderful article that I would like to share with everyone who is grieving the death of someone close.  May this article help you on your journey of healing. Our missing can hurt so very much…sometimes every minute of every day. We hurt just to feel their touch and feel their [...]

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Death Denying? I don’t think so…

The National Allicance for Grieving Children blog tries to make a comparison on how society represents death in movies and other ways and how families tend to be reluctant to discuss death with their children.  Children are very resilient and need the adults in their life take the time to have honest, caring conversations with [...]

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