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Grief and Loss

Coping with Grief on Valentine’s Day

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You’ve seen the commercial—the one where the guy tells the dog to deliver a beautiful piece of jewelry to his wife for Valentine’s Day? For couples, this is a clever way of pushing jewelry on a holiday known for over-the-top romance and gestures of love. But for those grieving the loss of a loved one, Valentine’s Day is […] Read more…

When Christmas Cards Are Too Much

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I met Afton Rorvik briefly at a conference after finding out that we had something in common: grief. After discovering she wrote a book on friendship and grief, I wanted to feature Afton’s writing on my blog and introduce you to her. She wrote Storm Sisters: Friends Through All Seasons as a result of watching her mother die […] Read more…

Good to Know for November

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Three Things that are Good to Know for November: If you’re struggling through grief in a season of gratitude (or know someone who is), here is my journey to find it again. It’s National Adoption Month. Find out how to be an encouragement to an adoptive family. How I organized my holiday season to prioritize relationships over busyness (Plus a […] Read more…