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Last night my (hospice) baby died.

The baby died last night. A member of the hospice staff texted me the news this morning.

The baby came to the hospice one day after spending a month in a pediatric hospital. 226 more words


“After the first death there is no other...

“After the first death, there is no other,” Dylan Thomas wrote in “A Refusal to Mourn the Death, by Fire, of a Child in London.” … 28 more words

Spiritual Development

A moment...

So yesterday I had a moment.  That moment was defined by getting to church and then as worship began, starting to sing, and then starting to cry.   721 more words


Helping children deal with a sibling’s death.

This is written in response to the mother who asked for help with her children after her other child’s death. The young adults did not want to talk about the experience, or their sibling. 777 more words

Coping With A Child's Death

Our Beautiful Kyle

Joshua Kyle Conner was born at 1:11pm on August 27th, 1993, followed at 1:12pm by his twin sister Jessica Katelyn.Twins!!! What a special blessing we had received from God! 635 more words

Has it really been that long???

Well I guess it’s time I got to the point of this whole endeavor. You see this was inspired by a little 12 year old boy with a crooked little grin and the biggest heart in the world. 427 more words

We Each Have Two Lives. The Second Begins When We Realize We Have Only One by Rabbi Arthur Waskov

Courtesy of HuffPost | 10.06.2015 | Rabbi Arthur Waskov

“We each have two lives.
The second begins
When we realize we have only one.”

Rabbi Margot Stein’s son Aryeh died six months ago, and she unfolded her grief on Yom Kippur by facing the prayer “Unataneh tokef – Who shall live, who shall die?” She is a writer and singer of Jewish music, including the songs for an eco-Jewish musical drama, “Guarding the Garden.” She is developing new approaches to Jewish education for developmentally disabled children. 670 more words