Grief/Loss

We usually think about grief in relation to a person dying, but grief encompasses the loss of anything of significance. Losing a spouse, a baby, a job, or a pet all involve loss, and loss always involves grieving. No matter what the loss, grieving is the process by which we move from loss to acceptance.


Grief and loss

 “I never realized that grieving was about more than just someone dying,” a friend once told me as we processed some losses she had experienced...

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Single parenting was not a part of my dream for the future. But a few months after our 16th wedding anniversary, a doctor said, “I’m so very sorry”...
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He was gone. I stared in disbelief, tightly grasping his hand, now lifeless and cool. I gazed upon the remains of the man who had brought stability...
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Tears dripped into my bowl of cookie dough. I kept stirring, uncaring. Dark chocolate chips slowly blended with the thick mixture and my tears. I...
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It’s amazing how one’s whole perspective on life can change with a simple sentence. The day after my ultrasound with my second baby, the doctor said...
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An invisible knife pierces my heart. Ever since my 59-year-old husband lost his valiant battle with colon cancer, I’ve waited for him to call, to...
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We are pleased to share with you a video produced by a group of Canadian families who want to share their experiences of grief and loss. Despite the...