Monthly Archives: February 2016

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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Meet the death doulas: the women who stay by your side to the end | Life and style | The Guardian


They are not medical experts, but they work alongside NHS staff in hospices or the community to help patients take control over their final days Source: Meet the death doulas: the women who stay by your side to the end … Continue reading

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9 Things People Who Are Grieving a Death Want You to Know


There is no label to mark when grieving starts and when it finishes. Source: 9 Things People Who Are Grieving a Death Want You to Know

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Shared via Sacred Dying – Griefwalker film by Tim Wilson – NFB


Source: Griefwalker by Tim Wilson – NFB

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‘A patient might not follow a faith – but that doesn’t mean they don’t need support’ | Leicester Mercury


Source: ‘A patient might not follow a faith – but that doesn’t mean they don’t need support’ | Leicester Mercury

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Shared via Ronee Henson – I’m Trying to Die Here | Hospice Times


Source: I’m Trying to Die Here | Hospice Times

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Unstoppable Terminal Delirium | Barbara Karnes Books, Inc.


End of Life Education Materials Source: Unstoppable Terminal Delirium | Barbara Karnes Books, Inc.

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