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How Friends Can Help

Tips for Friends to Help a Widow 1. Stay connected. There is already a huge gap in a widow’s world. Never assume that she needs space to grieve alone. 2. Say out loud that you are sorry for the loss … Continue reading

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Melanie in the Morning – Radio Interview

December 20th, 2011 9:00 am on the Melanie in the Morning talk how at KMUZ FM 88.5 Salem, Oregon (listen online – go to the website and click red square “KMUZ Online Radio”

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Grieving is Essential to Change

Grieving is essential to change. Grief actually serves a good purpose when dealing with change. Grieving is the process of reconciling yourself with new circumstances, with a changed world. Without grief, change would paralyze you; drive you insane. Before people … Continue reading

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Change is Tough

Change is tough when you are on the receiving end. It can be exhilarating to see all the possibilities that change affords, and then to align resources, systems and life to make them happen. Change really can be fun if … Continue reading

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Prayer by Rumi

I found this prayer by Rumi (13th century Sufi poet) sung at a life celebration service so very beautiful and I’d like to share it with you here: On the day I die Don’t weep, don’t cry He’s gone, he’s gone The … Continue reading

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