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Miscarriage, shame and the "12 week rule"...

I appreciate that this blog is about a sensitive, and dare I say it controversial, subject, and that there will probably be some people out there who disagree with my opinions, but following a short item I saw on BBC Breakfast this morning I wanted to share my views on the issue of miscarriage. 469 more words


"Sharing Stories" - Life after Death, by Sommer Phlipot.

“There is a song by The Lumineers. It’s called Deadsea. There is a verse that really spoke to me at a time where I was at a significant crossroads; 790 more words


The Unsolicited Sorority

“Grief fills the room up of my absent child,
Lies in his bed, walks up and down with me,
Puts on his pretty look, repeats his words, 1,758 more words


The Trades We Make to Live On

Written Dec 6:
I was reading an article today about grief, one of the best I’ve read in a long time. One of the things that really stuck in this article was about the platitudes people throw at you when you are grieving… mainly, “It happened for a reason”. 990 more words


We're Only As Sick As Our Secrets

Disenfranchised Grief is a term describing grief that is not acknowledged (or is trivialized) by society.

By Charles W. Sidoti, BCC

At the hospital where I have worked as a chaplain for the past twenty years I was recently consulted to visit an elderly, chronically-ill patient.  

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Faith Based

My Christmas Wish. Grief and loss in the holiday season

I’m missing you this Christmas

I’m wishing you were here,

I’m trying to be merry,

to be full of Christmas cheer

I smile for all the kiddies… 99 more words


Bubble wrap

 We are all fragile. Sometimes we can feel broken, lost or isolated. It can lead us to make rash decisions or fall in to bad habits. 641 more words