Tag Archives: bereavement

My Grown-Up Grief List

One of my favorite Christmas songs is on the CD Home for Christmas by Amy Grant.  The song is, “Grown-Up Christmas List.”  The words of the chorus sum up so many of my own personal sentiments that I often sing … Continue reading

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How Do I Help a Child Grieve?

Dr. Donna Schuurman is the Executive Director of The Dougy Center for Grieving Children & Families in Portland, Oregon, and an internationally recognized authority on grief and bereaved children, teens, and families. Attending the 5th Annual Grief Education Conference this … Continue reading

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Mourning Matthew

The Green Bay Packer playoff loss to the San Francisco 49er’s this past Sunday, left me feeling even colder than I already did in the frigid temperatures of Southeastern Wisconsin.  So, I did what I am sure many others did … Continue reading

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Earth, Water, Wind and Fire

Our bug bitten, sleep deprived great-niece returns from her week-long camp experience at Lutherdale Bible Camp in Elkhorn, Wisconsin.  As she shares her stories, I sense that she has grown spiritually as a result of experiencing God in the elements of … Continue reading

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