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  • A Place at the Table

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    September 14, 2017
    A Place at the Table By: The Rev. Maureen Doherty, Continuous Care Coordinator · “Now all the tax collectors and sinners were coming near to listen to him. And the Pharisees and the Scribes were grumbling and saying, this fellow welcomes sinners and eats with them.” (Luke 15: 1-2)  · “One of the Phari... Read More

  • How Can I Help a Child with the Death of a Loved One?

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    July 14, 2017
    Blog post by: California Cognitive Behavioral Institute Children grieve just as adults do. Any child old enough to form a relationship will experience some form of grief when a relationship is severed. Adults may not view a child behavior as grief as it is often demonstrated in behavioral patterns which we misunderstand and do not appear to us to b... Read More

  • Finding a Place to Move Forward

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    May 17, 2017
    By: The Rev. Maureen Doherty, Continuous Care Coordinator When we lose someone we love it can be difficult to find a place, a space, to deal with the reality that your loved one is really gone. You may long to feel some connection, to ponder what was unique in your relationship, to deal with the reality that life is different now. Finding that &ldq... Read More

  • Coping with Loss During the Holidays, part 2

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    December 01, 2016
    9. Make a new tradition. Find a unique way to remember your loved one. Maybe have a special ornament or you can light a special candle or plan on planting a tree in the spring. One family who had a 13 year old child die remembered him by purchasing Christmas gifts for other needy children around that age and they continue to do that in his memory e... Read More

  • Coping with Loss during the Holidays, part 1

    Posted on
    November 07, 2016
    Christmas is a few weeks away, and for many it is a truly joyous time of year. It can also be painful, especially if it’s the FIRST Christmas without our loved one. It can be very trying to feel joy and happiness when we have lost a love in our life. It is easy to focus on the negative aspects of loss. I would like to challenge each of us to ... Read More

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