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Quit Avoiding Their Grief: Introducing a new way to show up with comfort.

It's natural to want to protect those we care about from hurting even more, but it's important to remember that avoiding their grief doesn't make it go away. And, truth be told, it's not our job to make the grief go away.  It's our job to simply acknowledge their grief exists.
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Your Life Was a Blessing Poem

You might be wondering who is the author of the "Life Blessing" poem?  Renee Wood is the author who wrote the poem, "Your life was a blessing, your memory a treasure...you are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure."  This poem is protected by copyright.  Usage of this poem represents copyright infringement.

The copyright registration for this poem can be found by searching the US Copyright website: Search Copyright Records: Copyright Public Records Portal | U.S. Copyright Office

The Registered Copyright for the poem, Your life was a blessing is: TX0007061338.  

 

Your life was a blessing, your memory a treasure ornament
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We Moved!

Here's a few scenes from our move! It was a hellish week. But I'm pretty excited about our new office! I DID IT!!! 😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊 Our old desks! OOPS. My bad. My mom flew in to help.
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My Act of Peaceful Rebellion

There's a pack of Virginia Slims hidden in a drawer at work. I bought them 12 years ago after a long day with the kids and a spat with the spouse.
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It's OK That You're Not OK: Meeting Grief and Loss in a Culture That Doesn't Understand

I'm getting ready to start my life over when I'm more than halfway through it. A friend just buried her dad and another, her spouse.

For all of us who grew up on the happily ever after story, these truths weren't part of the narrative.

Where was the children's book that ended with, "Not everything worked out, but some things did." 

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8 Perfect Gifts for Someone Who Lost a Dog

Explore some tried and true comforting gifts for the loss of a dog.
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Sympathy Message : Grief Is Just Love

Best Sympathy Messages to Write in a Sympathy Card

We all know that it is hard to find the right words to say in a sympathy card. This blog post will give you some of the best sympathy messages for cards to help make expressing your sincere condolences easier.

There are many types of messages that you can write, from religious sympathy messages with scripture or prayers to a more personal sympathy message with favorite quotes or memories of the person who has passed away.

 

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32 Best Quotes About Losing a Friend

Losing a friend is one of the hardest things you'll ever have to go through, and it can take a long time for you to recover from it. Sometimes, the only thing that seems to help is finding some quotes about loss - quotes that provide comfort after the death of a close friend. In this blog post, we will share 25 comforting quotes about losing a friend!
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Expressing Condolences for the Loss of a Mother

Expressing Condolences for the Loss of a Mother

When someone experiences the loss of a mother it feels like the world has ended. The grief that follows is immense and all-consuming. There are no perfect words to make it better, but there are ways to help comfort someone who is grieving the death of their mom.
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Comforting Sympathy Quotes and Sayings

Comforting Sympathy Quotes and Sayings

Being in grief can be a very difficult time. It's not easy to find comfort when you're feeling like your world is falling apart, but these quotes should help you through the dark times. You'll find memorial quotes and writing tips that offer solace and hope for the future. These quotes will inspire you, or someone you love, to keep going even on your darkest days!
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10 Perfect Alternatives to Sympathy Flowers

10 Perfect Alternatives to Sympathy Flowers

Many people send sympathy flowers when they are grieving, but there are many other ways to show someone that you care. These eight sympathy gift ideas given as an alternative to flowers will allow you to share your condolences in a meaningful way. Some of the best sympathy gifts are the easiest ones to send.
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6 Ways Veterinarians Can Help Families Cope After Pet Loss

6 Ways Veterinarians Can Help Families Cope After Pet Loss

Perhaps no one understands how much the death of a beloved pet can impact a family quite like a veterinarian does. A pet’s death is hard for the vet, too, because you care for many families’ pets for many years—hopefully, a happy, healthy lifetime. You knew and loved the pet, too. 

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