September 2011 Blog Posts (42)

What My Job Has Taught Me About Life

Working as director of bereavement support for a group of cemeteries has changed the way I look at life. Each time I am with a family that is experiencing the loss of a loved one, it reminds me to examine how I am living my own life. Socrates wrote, “The unexamined life is not worth living.” He has a point. So I will access my inner philosopher and expound on the virtues…

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Added by Nancy Weil on September 1, 2011 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

How to help a grieving parent

The death of a child is a devastating loss and a life-changing event. It’s hard to know what to say to comfort the bereaved parents. Friends and loved ones may think the parents know best what they need so they might ask the bereaved to call if they need anything. While the sentiment is sincere, when asking, “Please call me,” it places a burden on someone grieving a loss; someone who can barely muster the energy to get out of bed in the morning.

 

I recently asked bereaved…

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Added by Robbie Miller Kaplan on September 1, 2011 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

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