Stories

Spiritual Practice: Reflecting on Your Story

In the Faith & Grief workshop, we look at the dyanmics of grief, share in group discussions and experience a spiritual practice. This spiritual practice on journaling helps you tell your story and story of your relationship with the loved one you grieve. Journaling doesn’t just have to be through writing, you can tell your…
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Free Resource: Helping vs. Serving

Instead of asking “How can I help?”, consider asking “How can I serve?”

A message from Fran Shelton

A Co-Founder Message from Faith & Grief

A message from our Co-Founder, Fran Shelton, during this unusual season of navigating Covid-19

2019 Annual Report

Bill of Rights for Grieving Children

As we find our footing with group meetings during the Covid-19 health issues, we are uploading content that would typically be distributed at the gatherings, workshops and retreats.

Community Grief

Community grief provides an opportunity to share love and hope with others. The focus is on our grief and our hope, not on other agendas. You can download this handout to share with those in your community.

Covid-19 Updates

Please join us online as we are hosting gatherings by video conferences, Fridays at Noon. Register Here In response to the COVID -19 recommendations, all of our Faith & Grief support programs are meeting online for the time being. We hope to return to in-person meetings by the Fall. Please check back here and with…
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Hey There Pretty Lady

“Hey, There Pretty Lady”

My Dad wasn’t into “ordinary.”  He couldn’t remember a birthday and didn’t worry about what groceries to buy for the week.  His role in life had always been “the rescuer.”  You needed to move to another third floor apartment, my Dad had a truck and a strong back.

Partners in Grief: Support After the Loss of Your Child

Partners in Grief Partners in grief – are you struggling to connect? In any relationship, there will be few events more difficult than the loss of a child. Your partner in grief is one of the best tools to have on your side during this experience. It is an entirely subjective and personal experience, too…
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Grief Story – Legacy of a Quilt and a Sofa

This Grief Story is written by Faith & Grief Facilitator, Bob Nelson Growing up on the west side of Chicago in the fifties, certain truths were self-evident: one’s address determined safety; anonymity was security; wealth was centered in the suburbs where kids could play on something called a lawn; and most significantly, an impersonal universe…
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