Tag Archives: Comfort

Dogs Comfort The Bereaved in Funeral Homes

Our four-legged friends can help to ease grief

Dogs have been known to comfort us in our greatest times of need. And now, funeral directors across the nation have begun to utilize our furry friends’ sympathetic nature. Therapy dogs have been commonplace in hospitals, nursing homes, hospice centers … Continue reading

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“For what is it to die but to stand naked in the wind and to melt into the sun? And when the earth shall claim your limbs, then shall you truly dance.”

- Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet
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Book Review: “Griefprints” by Radha Stern

In a book about death and grief, Stern explains that "Grief is like fingerprints; everyone grieves in their own way" as they deal with death

Griefprints, by Radha Stern, describes itself as “A Practical Guide for Supporting a Grieving Person.” The author gives advice from a very personal place. She, in her own words, is “no stranger to grief,” having lost her “mother, all four grandparents, … Continue reading

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