A very beautiful heartbreaking and heart healing poem. Say Olin The time of concern is over. No longer am I asked how my wife is doing. Never is the name of our son mentioned to me. A curtain descends.The moment has passed. A life slips from frequent recall. There are...
Navigating Grief at Christmas – 10 top tips Jean Francis Many of us will have become the family Elders, a privileged position and one of responsibility to our children, grandchildren and even in some cases to our great grandchildren. Loosing someone close to you...
One of my most memorable holidays has to be a visit to Mexico to take part in the The Mexican Festival of the dead – El Dia de los Muertos.
This festival is a sacred celebration that takes place on ‘All Saints Day,’ October 1st which is an important part of the Catholic Church calendar and ‘All Souls Day,’ November 2nd. This is when the veil between the two worlds is at its thinnest – a pagan belief when this world and the ‘Otherworld’ meets.
Life, it is beautiful, it is terrible. Our existence is a dance of life and death intimately entwined. When we begin to engage with this fact of our existence intimately then we can begin to reverse the damage.
In the cold grey light of dawn
You lay silent on the path,
Cold in your unexpected end,
Your coat still glossy soft
As if you hadn’t died at all
But had simply stopped to rest.
Life after death survey with Institute of Noetic Sciences. The mission of the Institute of Noetic Sciences, founded by Apollo 14 astronaut Dr Edgar Mitchell, is to reveal the interconnected nature of reality through scientific exploration and personal discovery.
Nature poems by Finish author Alexis Kivi.
Gemma Collins pet cat Twinkle dies. Former Towie star talks of her love and grief for pet cat.
Loss and grief go through many stages. A memorial service or ash spreading some weeks, months or years after the loss of a loved one can be a powerful and healing way to celebrate the love shared and memories you will always hold. At a memorial you will likely be in a...
Death portent on Fairy Lane at Penwortham. A Lancashire legend of a fairy funeral.