Author Archives: Ellary Allis (Blog Writer, SevenPonds)

Check Out The My Good Grief Journal For Kids App

An iPad app to help bereaved children process their feelings

Our Tip of the Month   My Good Grief Journal For Kids is an iPad app for children who have been touched by the loss of a loved one. The app was created by John Lemasters, a former hospice Bereavement … Continue reading

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What Is An End-of-Life Planner?

An interview with Alua Arthur, Los Angeles based end-of-life planner, Part Two

Today SevenPonds speaks with Alua Arthur. Alua is an end-of-life planner who founded Going with Grace to provide consulting services for those facing death and for their families. She is a former lawyer and a trained death midwife whose mission is … Continue reading

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Book Review: “My Father’s Arms Are a Boat”

A children's book about grief and loss

Stein Erik Lunde’s “My Father’s Arms Are A Boat” is a Norwegian picture book that tells the story of a young boy and his father trying to make sense out of the grief that has rocked them since the death … Continue reading

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What Is an End-of-Life Planner?

An interview with Alua Arthur, Los Angeles based end-of-life planner, Part One

Today Sevenponds speaks with Alua Arthur. Alua is an end-of-life planner who founded Going with Grace to provide consulting services for those facing death and for their families. She is a former lawyer and a trained death midwife whose mission is … Continue reading

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“Doris Salcedo: The Materiality of Mourning” Reflects on Grief and Loss

Colombian artist Doris Salcedo uses everyday materials to communicate the incommunicable lessons of mourning

Earlier this year, Harvard Art Museum featured an exhibit called “Doris Salcedo: The Materiality of Mourning” featuring works by renowned Bogota-based, Colombian artist Doris Salcedo. Salcedo is known for her sculptures and installations that address and respond to the political violence … Continue reading

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“Comfort comes from knowing that people have made the same journey. And solace comes from understanding how others have learned to sing again.”

- Helen Steiner Rice
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