Monthly Archives: February 2016

Shared via NHPCO – A Double Dose of Dignity | Moments of Life


Writer’s Introduction Source: A Double Dose of Dignity | Moments of Life

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The Highs and Lows of COPD


Source: The Highs and Lows of COPD

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Shared via Sacred Dying – “Life is not about avoiding suffering” Widow, Lucy Kalanithi, on how to grieve and breathe after death | Stylist Magazine


For the last two years the story of Paul and Lucy Kalanithi, a married couple from San Francisco, has gripped hundreds and thousands of people around the world. Source: “Life is not about avoiding suffering” Widow, Lucy Kalanithi, on how … Continue reading

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Oh For Goodness Sake – Stand At My Grave and Weep Already!


Originally posted on Full Voice — Barbara McAfee:
Death has been visiting my life a lot in this past year. During those times, I have frequently heard Mary Elizabeth Frye’s well-known poem, “Do No Stand At My Grave and Weep.”…

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Being a hospice chaplain a high honor


As a part-time hospice chaplain, I often get unnecessary sympathy. Source: Being a hospice chaplain a high honor

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Sharede via Pallimed – A Neighbor’s Empathy Makes The Pain Of Grief Bearable : Shots – Health News : NPR


Her husband died. Then the neighbors started showing up. They brought soup. Cookies. Tea. But what they really brought was empathy. And that made the pain bearable. Source: A Neighbor’s Empathy Makes The Pain Of Grief Bearable : Shots – … Continue reading

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the great grief experiment


grief support that doesn’t suck: no platitudes, no easy fixes, and no pseudo-spiritual bypass. It’s grief support for deep & intelligent folks. Like you. Source: the great grief experiment

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