Chapter 107 | Loss of spouse
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iCare grief support groups focus on nurturing emotional, physical and spiritual needs after loss.
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The iCare Series offers easy reading and helpful support through the first year. The books are designed to be read at 1, 3, 6 and 11 months during the first year of grief, yet are helpful any time and can be re-read when needed. Begin by clicking any book you would like to read.
Coloring isn’t just for kids. Studies show that coloring is therapeutic for all ages and can help generate the same benefits in the brain as meditation. Click on any illustration below to print and color.
Click here for more YouTube videos that take you beyond the edge of your world and into the hearts of others who share your loss language, heartache, resilience, perseverance, and hope.
The FBI reports that romance fraud is one of the top internet crimes. Dianne West, national volunteer coordinator of Soaring Spirits International, shares her own story of being scammed by a romantic interest—and how widows can protect themselves from cons.
Soaring Spirits International and Camp Widow founder Michele Neff Hernandez shares her story of finding hope after losing her husband in a cycling accident in 2005.
The funniest widow on earth, Carol Scibelli, is a brilliant award winning comedian/playwright who delivers a funny yet tender performance at the National Grief & Hope Convention 2015.
Martin Luther King’s daughter, Dr. Bernice King, opens up to Lynda Cheldelin Fell at the National Grief & Hope Convention on Saturday, April 18 in Indianapolis.
World resiliency expert, author and CNN commentator Dr. Ken Druck leads In the Round at the National Grief & Hope Convention on Friday, April 17, 2015.
Hope for the Holidays is a show for the bereaved to lean on one another and share tips for coping with the holidays, featuring widow Jan Warner of Grief Speaks Out.
Benjamin Scott Allen lost his entire family due to a blood transfusion tainted with HIV. He shares his story in a keynote speech at the National Grief & Hope Convention 2015 on Friday, April 17, 2015.
Dr. Gloria and Dr. Heidi Horsley, a mother/daughter team and international psychology experts on grief and loss, share personal experiences and show that despite profound loss, people can find hope and happiness again.
Pastor Todd Burpo of Heaven is for Real shares his story in a keynote at the National Grief & Hope Convention on Thursday, April 16, 2015. Visit Pastor Burpo’s website at www.heavenlive.org.
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MOVING. . . In Grief Diaries, the stories are not only moving, they also provide a rich background for mourners to find a gem of insight for coping. – Dr. Louis LaGrand, author
Through the Eyes of a Widow offers 13 true stories about overcoming the challenges of modern widowhood.
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Surviving Sudden Loss 14 true stories about surviving the sudden and unexpected loss of someone you love.
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Surviving Loss by Overdose is a compilation of stories by 12 people who answered 18 questions about losing a loved one to overdose. READ NOW » 5.00
Remembering My Child invites parents to capture and preserve previous details about their child’s life they don’t want to forget. READ NOW » 5.00
A collection of 76 original illustrations to soothe your sorrow, journal your angst, and color your way to peace. READ NOW » 5.00
Divided into two parts and sixteen assignments, My Grief Diary is a workbook designed to give you a safe place to vent feelings and fears, offer tools to help you process the intense emotions, and help you find healing in your heart.
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