Category Archive for: ‘grief’

  • BurningWomanWeb

    This Fear is Old

    The last 24 hours has been a baptism of fire. On an unprecedented scale for the folk of vision and tolerance, the Burning Women and Men. We are shocked and shaking at this new situation. But it is awakening old memories. This was an old […]

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  • Resources For Those Who Are Grieving...

    Resources For Those Who Grieve

    What can I do? This is the first concern that hits most of us when we hear that someone we love is dying. Or someone we know has lost someone near to them. We don’t have many established customs for grief or supporting the grieving. […]

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    Moods of Motherhood

    Moods of Motherhood charts the inner journey of motherhood, giving voice to the often nebulous, unspoken tumble of emotions that motherhood evokes: tenderness, frustration, joy, grief, depression, playfulness and love. She explores the taboo subjects of maternal ambiguity, competitiveness, and the quest for perfection, offering […]

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    Why “Getting Back to Normal” is the Biggest Mistake You Can Make

    When we are sick, depressed, traumatised, grieving, in shock, we long to “get back to normal”… to get back to the way things were before. We yearn for it. And most people around us seem to be urging us to as well. We long for […]

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  • Almost

    We almost lost our daughter last week. This is what keeps going through my head as I hold her little, warm body close. Grateful, so grateful for her continuing presence. For the miracle that was. Today and yesterday almost weren’t. I am emotionally and physically […]

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  • Metta meditation of loving kindness

    Thank you for the support and interest in our circle of Deep Compassion. I know of two other circles and many individuals who will be joining us. I have already started receiving cards which I am compiling to give to the mother in mourning. (Please see my […]

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  • A Women’s Circle of Deep Compassion

    What can I do? That was my first question. A good friend approached me almost immediately she heard the news – you’re tapped into a large mother’s network in the area, what can we do? I felt blank. Empty. In complete shock. Helpless in the face of […]

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  • The grieving mother soul

    For Una, and all who grieve, I send you a prayer with every breath. I cannot begin to comprehend your pain, the scale of your loss. The storm winds of the mother soul howled around this house last night, and every other house in the […]

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