Grief In The Hundred Acre Wood

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Grief According to Winnie the Pooh Mitch Carmody’s interview on Intentional Grief includes this 5 minute excerpt about personalities in grieving.  As he thought about the characters who lived in the Hundred Acre Wood with Winnie the Pooh, he realized that each one has a personality that was revealed when Eyore lost his tail.  Everyone […]

Marriage CAN Survive the Loss of a Child

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After the death of a child, many couples find it difficult to understand their spouse and the way they express their grief. Reading a book together, or setting aside a time each day to talk about how each other is doing can be very revealing and therapeutic to the health of the marriage. Perhaps giving […]

The Truth About Sibling Grief

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Dr Heidi Horsley experienced the loss of her brother as a young adult. She lived through her grief to become a Professor of Psychology, Grief Therapist, Author, and co-founder of Open To Hope Foundation. During this interview, Dr. Heidi shares insight into sibling grief to help us understand their journey. From her personal story, she […]

AMF Grief Support Groups for College Students

David Fajgenbaum and Ben Chesson share the story of how Students of AMF was founded. As a college student, David Fajgenbaum’s mom died and he knew he needed support.  He formed the first group to provide encouragement to students who, like him, were grieving.  Today, Students of AMF is a nationwide network of chapters on […]

Difficult Questions About Grief

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Chaplain Terry Morgan discusses those difficult questions we sometimes ask about God and grief.  Why does God allow tragic circumstances? Why didn’t God choose to heal or protect my loved one? What is God’s reaction to my anger? Chaplain Morgan is the Senior Chaplain and Executive Director of Gold Country Chaplaincy which serves Placer County […]

The Birdhouse Project with Kris Munsch

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Kris Munsch is the founder of The Birdhouse Project. After the death of his son Blake in 2005, Kris developed The Birdhouse Project as a tangible metaphor to help people rebuild their lives. Drawing on his experience as a wood shop teacher, and realizing the value of allowing people to participate in the learning process […]

What Men Need to Know About Grief

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Kelly Farley and Host Ron Harder have a conversation about men and how they grieve. After the loss of 2 children, Kelly found out just how devastating grief can be for men who are of the mindset that they must be tough … that real men don’t show their emotions. Kelly started the Grieving Men […]

Finding Purpose Out Of Brokenness

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Cheryl Jackson is a 3rd generation glass blower.  After her 19 year old son died while serving in the National Guard, she set aside her art.  Finally, correlating her own brokenness with the broken glass from which beautiful items of hand blown glass are made, she now creates  memorial pieces for others. During her interview […]

When Your Loved One Is Killed by a Drunk Driver

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Judy Utter turned to Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) after her daughter was killed by a drunk driver. She shares the story of how her daughter’s death devastated her family.  Her family’s experience is like many others whose loved ones have died as a result of a DUI related incident. Judy is currently a Victim’s […]