Monthly Archives: April 2014

A Moment of Revelation

Definition of revelation (n) Bing Dictionary rev·e·la·tion[ rèvvə láysh’n ] 1. information revealed: information that is newly disclosed, especially surprising, or valuable In the last five days, four different women have voiced the same experience using very similar words…three using … Continue reading

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From: AIMEE DUFRESNE “5 Cliches You Should Never Say to Someone Who is Grieving”

http://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-10489/5-cliches-you-should-never-say-to-someone-who-is-grieving.html

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Top 10 Ways to Memorialize Someone on a Holiday…

On ‘ordinary’ days it’s easy to wear the public mask on the outside and pretend all is well on the inside. But there’s something different about gatherings, especially on a holiday. The loss seems larger, more present, more painful. It … Continue reading

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Grief in Action…

Today’s post is a departure from my usual offerings. At the Wellness Fair yesterday, I met a remarkable grandmother. (I would name her, but I don’t remember and I didn’t see it anywhere on the website. If you know it, … Continue reading

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Welcome to Translating Grief…

There are so many new friends checking out Translating Grief that I thought I would extend a warm welcome. Make yourselves at home. Maybe make a cup of tea and feel free to browse around. At the top of the … Continue reading

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A Parable: Children and Grief

The Child’s Bereavement Caregiver as Gardener: A Parable by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D. One spring morning a gardener noticed an unfamiliar seedling poking through the ground near the rocky, untended edge of his garden. He knelt to examine its first … Continue reading

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