The bath experience – by Kat Baille

What happens when you turn 45? Your family go back to sleep! (Must have been all the partying last night in Toulouse!)  Here you go then, here’s the Lourdes, the bath experience!  At Lourdes, you will find that all races, religions and faiths visit, not just for the parade but to experience the baths. I…

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Dear Elise… – by Elise Getter Kowalski

In a little over three months, it will mark five years since my sweet beautiful boy, Luke, left his physical body and I have recently been thinking about what I would say to that woman I used to be. What would I say to the mama who’s beloved first-born son died in her arms, literally…

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Signs from Heaven

After a loved one crosses over it can feel as though you’re left with a gaping hole in your heart, you may feel lost and alone, angry and sad… while experiencing many other waves of emotions as you go through the mourning process and coming to terms with your loss. You feel as if they…

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What if… – by Elise Kowalski

Do you believe any of the following painful thoughts? He shouldn’t have died when he did. Her life was cut short. God took him too soon. I prayed (and everyone around me did as well) for healing and it didn’t work. She shouldn’t have suffered the way he did. He had so much life yet…

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Dear Mom… – by Christina Sargent Bergeron

Dear Mom, I know you have a hard time facing each day without me, struggling to make sense of my death. I see you cry before bed each night and when you wake every morning. I see you sit in your car for hours at a time, shutting out the rest of the world, tears running…

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Seeing My Son Again

This post is adapted from my book Finding Davey: A Father’s Search for His Son in the Afterlife. It was freezing outside—around 20 degrees Fahrenheit during our pre-dawn hike. John, Spencer, and I had climbed up the Maryland Heights trail with headlamps on and reached the overlook to Harper’s Ferry, West Virginia. We took some…

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Healing Stones for Grief – by Tiffany Thiel

I’d like to start by saying that this is by no means a complete list of stones available to help with healing, and grief, but they are stones I’ve personally worked with in my own journey of grief. Just as each of our journeys differ on this trek, so do our needs. Some may work…

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Grief is …..

The many faces of Grief according to the members of Esther’s Rainbow 🌈 Spiritual Community  :  Follow

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The earthquake of grief.

I experienced extreme sadness and devastation when I lost my father, on Valentine’s Day, at the age of 30. He was 52 and it seemed like the most catastrophic event of my life. I believed nothing could hurt more than losing my hero. I was wrong. 14 years later I found myself standing in front…

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