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October 24, 2017 | by Faye Girsh

Many people are willing to put up with prolonged, debilitating, sometimes painful ways to die because they think it’s sinful, selfish, or sacrilegious to choose the time and manner of their death. Or they think of hastening their inevitable death as suicide and they see that as wrong. Some believe that only God can take […]

October 20, 2017 | by Colleen Gritzen

The death of a beloved family pet, a relative or friend is just as hard for children as for adults. I am sharing this as a mother of two young children who have been in the trenches for about two years coping with multiple deaths and guiding my children to a healthy and safe place […]

September 28, 2017 | by Laura Sheridan Campbell

Despite having lost a father, mother, brother and close friend to death by the time I was 40, I have a fair bit of experience avoiding grief. Because it is so painful, there’s almost nothing I’d rather avoid more than grieving. In December 1985, my 31-year old brother, Tim, was killed in a peace-time military […]