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One Hour to Live

09/17/2015

Author Stephen Levine asks the question, “If you had an hour to live and could make only one phone call—who would you call, what would you say, and why are you waiting?” Stephen continues, “Who knows what we are waiting for? Perhaps we want to believe we will live forever, or that “someday” we will get around to telling the people we love, just how much we love them. Whatever the reasons, most of us simply wait too long. “

Invite conversation on the anniversary date of a loved one’s death

08/20/2015

It is helpful to remember individuals who are grieving want to know that others remember the one who has died.  They want to talk about the deceased person. So, invite conversation on the anniversary date of a loved one’s death. JoAnne said to me, “Today, it has been one year since my husband died.” I […]