Tag Archives: grief

An Eternal Perspective of Special Needs

I was really excited to come across this resource the other day on the website of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, geared towards knowing how to include and reach out to those with special needs. Six months … Continue reading

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To Express Sympathy: Mourning with Those that Mourn

Gratitude and peace swelled in my heart as I read through the many messages responding to my Facebook post about my daughter who was in the NICU for an unforeseen brain injury at birth. People’s cards and messages had a … Continue reading

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How to Respond to Acts of Terror

“In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.” (John 16:33) Events like the Boston Marathon bombing make the woes prophesied in the scriptures seem all too real. The horror and tragedy … Continue reading

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Dear Boston, I Love You

Flies and old mattresses in Brighton—

Inauspicious beginnings.

You break and fix me.

Beautiful snow you come to hate

Until you learn the miracle of spring.

I came to terms with grief and depression.

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Death Portrayed in Popular Media and Similarities/Differences with LDS Beliefs

As a child growing up and most of my adult life, the word death always terrified me because of its sad connotation. I was taught that when we die that was the end of it, but depending how you lived … Continue reading

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