Tag Archives: death

Choosing to Connect With Those We’ve Loved & Lost

Today marks the fifteen year anniversary of my mom’s passing.  Fifteen years!  It seems like so much longer, and yet in other ways it doesn’t.  Grief is like that.  It seems like forever since I gave my mom a hug … Continue reading

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A Valentine for My Mother and Mothers Everywhere

Valentine’s Day is often bitter-sweet for me. In 1999, Valentine’s Day was the beginning of the end of my mother’s life. I took my mom to the doctor on Valentine’s Day because she was suffering from a bad cold and … Continue reading

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Death As A Motivator to Living Fully

I work in a police department and in my work as a therapist, I sometimes respond to critical incidents in the community, events where someone has died.  While some of the deaths are suicides, many are terrible accidents where the … Continue reading

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