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Mindful Memory Keeping

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Chaplains’ Perspectives

We are privileged to have a remarkable board of directors at Faith & Grief. We asked our current Board President, Ann Golding and Board Member Caesar Rentie, both accomplished hospital Chaplains to sit down and discuss what grief during the pandemic has been like for them. They are supporting those on the frontlines of this…
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A Mother’s Grief Retreat Experience – Kim Montez

In July of 2019, my daughter Alexa was on top of the world!  She was engaged to the love of her life, Blake, and we were planning their wedding in December of that year. Both Alexa and Blake had careers that they loved, a close group of friends and family, causes that they were passionate…
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The Gift of Lament

A lament is a conversation with God. It may be in the form of a prayer, poem or just a conversation. Lament gives us the opportunity to say all that we need to be said about our loss, sorrow and grief. The exercise below assists you in writing your lament.

Remember The Love

Finding ways to remember our loved ones is an important part of expressing our grief. As we grieve, experiencing an empty seat at the table can make holidays like Mother’s Day or birthdays feel out of place or inadequate. You may like feel avoiding them altogether, which is perfectly fine as you grieve. You may also…
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Seekers of Meaning Show – Faith & Grief Program Director

Our Program Director, Shelley Craig, had the privilege of being a guest on the Seekers of Meaning, TV show & podcast with host Rabbi Richard Address, founder of Sacred Jewish Aging. They discuss supporting those who are grieving, dealing with grief during the pandemic and the need for rituals as part of the grieving progress.…
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2020 Annual Report

In a year of grief like no other, comfort and hope were still found thanks to our donors, sponsors, and volunteers. We invite you to view and download our 2020 Annual Report. We are so very thankful for your support of our programs. and our mission to provide comfort and hope to those who have…
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Fundraising Madness 2021

    Make a Bracket, Today! Link Here From the minds behind Brackets For Good, predict the 2021 Men’s College Basketball Tournament and earn your favorite 501(c)3 charity up to $2,021 of the available donation prize pool.  Fundraising Madness is just like in the March Madness office pool, but better, your well-crafted bracket could help…
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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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