Grief Support

Hello Again
Hello Again
April 01, 2021

What to do with the love you still have in your heart  In the months and years that follow a significant death, there comes a point when we ask ourselves the ...

Coping During the Holidays and a Pandemic: 9 Strategies from A Grief & Bereavement Expert
Coping During the Holidays and a Pandemic: 9 Strategies from A Grief & Bereavement Expert
December 07, 2020

The holidays are usually a time of joy and togetherness. We all know that even under normal circumstances this season can also be challenging. We also know ...

How to Support a Grieving Loved One via Text: According to a Grief and Bereavement Expert
How to Support a Grieving Loved One via Text: According to a Grief and Bereavement Expert
November 05, 2020

When someone we care about experiences the death of a loved one, we find ourselves faced with two difficult decisions:   What is the best way to share my ...

Broken Heart Syndrome on the Rise During Pandemic
Broken Heart Syndrome on the Rise During Pandemic
July 31, 2020

Over the last two weeks, news outlets from across the country have been posting a similar headline: “Broken Heart Syndrome on the Rise During Pandemic.” The ...

Coping with COVID: Strategies for Grieving 
Coping with COVID: Strategies for Grieving 
May 28, 2020

Processing the death of a loved one is difficult no matter the circumstances. However, there are real reasons why grieving can be harder now due to the ...

Journeying Through Grief at Camp
Journeying Through Grief at Camp
February 25, 2019

Over the past five years, I have been fortunate enough to be able to act as Camp Director for Southeast Wisconsin’s Annual Children’s Bereavement Camp. This ...

It Really Does Matter How We Die
It Really Does Matter How We Die
June 21, 2018

Alan Poteet is a chaplain with our team in Houston. His wife Becky was on our service for a few months in Houston until she died in March of cancer. Alan wrote ...

Speaking the Truth in Love
Speaking the Truth in Love
May 25, 2018

When someone dies, their family processes the life and the loss of that person. Reflecting back on our relationships with a loved one at end of life can bring ...

My Time at Camp Kangaroo
My Time at Camp Kangaroo
March 14, 2018

About the Author: Marco is an eleven-year old who attended Camp Kangaroo in Miami. He wrote this essay for a class after attending camp. My time at Camp ...

Hospice: The Gift We Never Knew We Wanted to Receive
Hospice: The Gift We Never Knew We Wanted to Receive
December 07, 2017

“She is going to die. In a couple of weeks.” Those were the words spoken to me that cold, snowy December afternoon. “What is the next step then?” I asked the ...

Thoughtful Gifts for the Bereaved
Thoughtful Gifts for the Bereaved
March 16, 2017

  It’s been several weeks since the funeral was over and everyone has returned home to resume their busy lives.  The phone has stopped ringing.  The sympathy ...

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