A Perspective on Understanding  Disenfranchised Grief

A Perspective on Understanding Disenfranchised Grief

“It takes a special and rare courage to acknowledge and adequately mourn when the grief is not socially recognized.” -Kenneth Doka   Introduction When we lose someone, it is natural to grieve and mourn, but it’s important to understand what...
Using Memorial Tattoos When Remembering a Loved One

Using Memorial Tattoos When Remembering a Loved One

“God could not be everywhere and so he made mothers.” -Jewish Proverbs Introduction Remembering someone we love can be expressed in many different ways.  In this article, we are going to talk about memorial tattooing, an artform that has been in existence...
Providing Answers and Hope: The Best Books on Life after Death

Providing Answers and Hope: The Best Books on Life after Death

It isn’t hard to feel hopeless when we lose someone in death.That loss is something that arouses feelings of anger, sadness, and emptiness.But the hopelessness that arises can feel overwhelming. Why?It’s because, at some point in our lives, everyone asks the question...
Sending Funeral Thank You Cards

Sending Funeral Thank You Cards

“No one can whistle a symphony.  It takes a whole orchestra to play it.” -H.E. Luccock When you lose someone you love, it shakes you up to the core of your being.  Your emotions of grief and sadness have turned you upside down. And the fact that you have...
How to Use End of Life Quotes to Comfort the Dying and Their Family

How to Use End of Life Quotes to Comfort the Dying and Their Family

When a person is reaching the end of their life, the best thing you can do as a friend or family member is try to comfort them.This can be so difficult to do because rarely does anyone want to face their own mortality or that of a loved one.But you can’t just sit...