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March 6 2017

This month our theme is Learn to Let Go. When you lose a loved one, letting go  doesn’t mean forgetting them. It also doesn’t mean forgetting the love you shared. It means gradually releasing ...
By Jackie Hook
Monday, March 6, 2017

February 27 2017

When I sit with families and hear the stories of their recently deceased loved ones lives to then create personalized services for them, the love in the room is often palpable. In Thornton Wilder’s...
By Jackie Hook
Monday, February 27, 2017

February 20 2017

As I companion people on their grief journeys, I continue to hear stories of how Love is Eternal.  A woman who “met” her late husband as she lay in bed at night. A mom who “met” her young son ...
By Jackie Hook
Monday, February 20, 2017

February 13 2017

Last week we began talking about our theme, Love is Eternal. C.S. Lewis described this in his book, A Grief Observed.  In this book, Lewis wrote about the death of his wife, whom he referred t...
By Jackie Hook
Monday, February 13, 2017

February 6 2017

This month our theme is Love is Eternal. To illustrate this I’ll share a story of a woman who came to the support gatherings I facilitate after losing her husband of 60 years. This couple met in hi...
By Jackie Hook
Monday, February 6, 2017

January 30 2017

I think this quote from Anthony de Mello in his book, Awareness: The Perils and Opportunities of Reality, summarizes our Live Now…Allow Change theme this month: You need to be liberated. Don’t car...
By Jackie Hook
Monday, January 30, 2017

January 23 2017

I recently read in the book, The Other Side of Bonanno, that “prolonged grief is dominated by yearning, the repetitive and futile search for the lost loved one.” Sadly, yearning creates more pain, ...
By Jackie Hook
Monday, January 23, 2017

Previous Posts

March 6 2017

This month our theme is Learn to Let Go. When you lose a loved one, letting go  doesn’t mean forgetting them. It also doesn’t mean forgetting the love you shared. It means gradually releasing ...

February 27 2017

When I sit with families and hear the stories of their recently deceased loved ones lives to then create personalized services for them, the love in the room is often palpable. In Thornton Wilder’s...

February 20 2017

As I companion people on their grief journeys, I continue to hear stories of how Love is Eternal.  A woman who “met” her late husband as she lay in bed at night. A mom who “met” her young son ...

February 13 2017

Last week we began talking about our theme, Love is Eternal. C.S. Lewis described this in his book, A Grief Observed.  In this book, Lewis wrote about the death of his wife, whom he referred t...

February 6 2017

This month our theme is Love is Eternal. To illustrate this I’ll share a story of a woman who came to the support gatherings I facilitate after losing her husband of 60 years. This couple met in hi...

January 30 2017

I think this quote from Anthony de Mello in his book, Awareness: The Perils and Opportunities of Reality, summarizes our Live Now…Allow Change theme this month: You need to be liberated. Don’t car...

January 23 2017

I recently read in the book, The Other Side of Bonanno, that “prolonged grief is dominated by yearning, the repetitive and futile search for the lost loved one.” Sadly, yearning creates more pain, ...