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How reasonable is it to expect family and Pastoral staff to be supportive?

A question was posed by a gal on While We’re Waiting. The answers were profound!

QUESTION: How reasonable is it to expect family and Pastoral staff to be supportive after the death of a child?

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The Stockings Were Hung by the Chimney with Care

‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house

Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse;

The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,

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A Holiday Gift to You

If you are following me regularly you will know I wrote a book about my son.  Today I sent in the final proof and gave them my approval to move the book through to the next phase.   380 more words

Special Needs Children

As the year runs out, so has the money...

Dear friends of Umduduzi

As 2014 draws to a close we would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your continued support throughout the year. 417 more words

Good from Grief

Tomorrow marks 19 months since Melinda’s accident.  It is 19 months of hell, agony, anger, confusion, fear, and pain.  It is 19 months of a huge emptiness, of depression, of turmoil and guilt, of unanswered questions, of strained and destroyed relationships, and of physical and emotional pains like I could never have imagined.   320 more words



The deliberate murder of school children to further a political ambition leaves a deep and lasting imprint on the minds of those who learn about it. 241 more words

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Christmas Hurts My Heart

I think most everyone would agree that losing a child is an unbearably hard thing to experience. Life just isn’t the same, and it definitely is not easy life to lead after the death of a child. 1,726 more words

Death Of A Child