Stories by Paul Wackym, CCO of Wackym’s Kitchen & our podcast guest

Writing can be a healing tool and provide comfort as we grieve. There is a balm created when we write to express our feeling or to document the events that have shaken and shaped us as we grieve.  Thank you to Paul Wackym of Wackym’s Kitchen for sharing these short stories he wrote, Voices and…
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Remember The Love

It’s the month of love, February. It’s a time to remember those we love, but for us who are grieving it can be hard to get excited about the festivities. It’s another holiday without our loved ones. So, we put together some ideas of how to remember your loved one this month. Things that are…
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Yellow Heart Memorial

The Yellow Heart Memorial hosted at the Irving Archives & Museum in Irving, TX January 4th – 15th, 2021.

Here Come the Holidays

The holidays can be a difficult time of year for all of us, this year is no different though very different, indeed. And for those who are grieving during the holidays, it can be a challenging time. The holidays are filled with joy, excitement, and sometimes bittersweet memories. We have adapted the prayer of examen…
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Resources for Grieving Alone During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Episode 11 of our Faith and Grief Podcast is live. Sara Murphy, Ph.D. talks with us about grieving during a pandemic. In this episode, we mention the Grieving Alone ebook that is available for free.  Please continue reading for links to these resources. Hear all of the Season 1 Podcast here. Special thanks to the…
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Taco Tuesday

Thank you for your support of Faith & Grief on North Texas Giving Day. Please download these Comfort for Grief Recipes from Taco Tuesday. They include Citrus Chicken Street Tacos, Taco Tuesday Bake & Grief Cake.

Finding Comfort & Hope – An Interview with Ann Golding

During this time of Covid-19, we were able to sit down with some of our board members and ask them where they find comfort and hope.  Take a look at this clip from a conversation between Board Member, Ann Golding, and our Program Director, Shelley Craig. Ann serves as one of four chaplains at UT…
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Finding Hope & Comfort – An Interview with Annette Lentz

We had a chance to sit down on a zoom call and find out more about our board members and where they have found comfort in grief and hope during this time.  Today, we’re sharing part of our conversation with Annette Lentz. Tell us a little bit about you, your background, where you’re from, and…
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Finding Hope & Comfort – an Interview with Caesar Rentie

Today we’d like to introduce you to our Faith and Grief board member, Caesar Rentie, to kick off our campaign about finding hope and comfort. This interview with Faith & Grief Program Director, Shelley Craig has been edited for length and clarity. Tell me about your personal experience with grief and professional experience with grief.…
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Fish Tales and Grief

by Eric Markinson, Chaplain at CC Young Senior Living and guest on episode three of the Faith & Grief Podcast. Far and away my favorite hymn is “I Love to Tell the Story,” because I believe in the power of story to change, to transform, and to heal. Thanks for the privilege of being able…
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