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Cerebral Salad

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Life. The magic and fragility of it has become even more vividly apparent in the last couple of months. Our extended family are three members down. Also, the cutest, most idiotic and loving dog, a dog that cared for my children – almost as much as I did, became sick and left us. He got his furry wings and buggered off, leaving me and mine to deal with the fall out.

We could – and obviously do, sit and lament over their losses. As humans, we are pack animals. We mourn so painfully the loss of our loved ones. But what if we change our perspective? What if the person who has left us, hasn’t really gone anywhere? All that happens is that they are, for now- gone from view. They are still nearby, within touching distance, we just can’t see them. I don’t imagine them in an ethereal way…

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About Sue Rosenbloom, M.A., C.T.

Thanatologist: Loss and Grief Coach - My blog is for educational purposes only. I am not a licensed professional counselor - Bachelor of Arts in Human Studies - Marylhurst University (2007)- Certificate in Thanatology - Hood College (2008) Master of Arts in Thanatology - Hood College (2009) Certificate in Thanatology - The-Association for Death Education and Counseling (The highest level of loss and grief education). * Hospice, Alzheimers and Senior's Advocate * Former first responder for Trauma Intervention Program, Inc. (TIP) * Hospice and Bereavement Volunteer for Providence Hospice Bereavement Program * Association for Death Education and Counseling Member * National Alliance for Bereavement of Children * Hood College Thanatology Association * American Group Psychotherapy Association * Marylhurst Gerontolgy Association * Oregon Gerontology Association * Hospice, Loss, Grief and Bereavement Researcher * Creative Writer
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