Support for Grief & Loss

Remembrance Gathering: Memorial Service for My Mother

April 10, 2014

Recently, I had a precious experience of attending a group telephone call a friend hosted to talk about ideas for her own memorial service. She shared her thoughts and welcomed input from her guests. I held the sweetness of the conversation in my heart during the hours and days following the call. Memories surfaced from the time […]

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Press Release: “Living Through Grief: Love Revealed” Given Bronze Award in Readers’ Favorite Contest

December 5, 2013

“Living Through Grief: Love Revealed” has received the Bronze award in the Readers’ Favorite Book Award Contest, on November 23, 2013.   For Immediate Release – – Dena Clayton, publisher and editor of the Love Revealed series, is proud to announce Living Through Grief: Love Revealed has received the respected bronze award in the […]

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Love Transcends Death

November 14, 2013

Two good friends recently lost precious, beloved mother figures. While writing condolence notes to each of them, my thoughts returned to thirteen years ago in the months following my own mama’s death. I recalled a simple truth someone brought to me: The love you and your mother have will connect your hearts forever. Looking back, […]

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Loss of a Loved One: Emotional Healing Is Still Possible

July 16, 2013

~ * ~ “Love Dissolves Everything” is the title of a recent post Sheila Foster wrote for her blog, The Mystical Union of Love and Heartbreak. She wrote of unexpected healing that occurred even in the midst of her sister’s dying time as well as beyond her death. With Sheila’s permission, I am including the […]

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Write Where You Are, to Free Your Heart

January 24, 2013

How was I freed from haunting memories?  If I had to answer in only one word, it would be “writing.” And that one word needs more explanation for you to see how it helped me. Within about six months after my husband’s death in 2002, I often used a journaling approach Julia Cameron offered in The […]

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