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Ashes Release Prayer Poem

As the wind picks up your ashes

And they fly throughout the air

Scattered Truths, Eights Years Later

1. He doesn't want me at the grave. 
My senses arrest
whenever I go. 
I don't understand.

You Let Go

Sometimes because you love, you hold on.           And sometimes because you love, you let go.

To You on the One Year

Good morning, my love. It's been one year since you earned your wings. I know so little of your last few hours. I know you woke up early to do yard work.

Burn The Cloak Of Shame

Recently a friend invited me over to share a glass of wine and catch up on life.   We had returned to her home after enjoying lunch at a local cafe feasting on southern style meat and 3 and our sweet tea all while sitting outside breathing in the sweet Tennessee air.  I am not sure we stopped talking from the moment we saw one another.  It was one of the most

Healing with Memorial Bookmarks

Grief is a natural response to losing a loved one. Your emotional response is very personal and takes time.  Healing happens gradually; it can’t be forced or hurried.  What is important is that whatever your experience is, you need to be patient with yourself and allow your heart to follow the course that is best for you.

Explaining Jewish Mourning Traditions & Rituals

When a member of your community passes away, it’s a difficult but important time to be present. Judaism is one of the many faith traditions that has rituals designed to bring people together as support for mourners who need time to grieve.

Jewish Guide to Shiva Practices and Helping Your Friend in Mourning

 

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About the Author

Lisa roamed across the globe teaching and working as a community organizer before arriving in San Francisco, a place she now calls home. She lives 22 blocks away from the Pacific Ocean and enjoys spending Shabbat, the Jewish Sabbath, spending time with family and walking on the beach.

HOLIDAYS - Navigating the Emotional Minefield

When we’re missing someone, we tend to bump into them everywhere. Especially during the holidays.

This season surfaces our losses and flings them in our faces. It's hard, and can be painful and confusing.

 

“I Miss Everything!”

“What do I miss?” Andrea asked. “Everything! I miss everything. Everything reminds me of Aaron.”

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