Tag Archives: Love

“Cemetry Gates,” by The Smiths

Song touches on the unfairness of death, yet ultimately is about love

“Cemetry Gates” by The Smiths is, on the surface, a song about two people who enter a cemetery to examine the gravestones. However, there are numerous ways in which you can dissect the deeper meanings that singer-songwriter Morrissey may have … Continue reading

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“So it’s true, when all is said and done, grief is the price we pay for love.”

- E.A. Bucchianeri
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“Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.”

- Dalai Lama
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Funeral Home Weddings Are On the Rise

"'Til death do us part" could come full circle for some couples

The appeal of funeral home weddings is easy to understand. A Pew Research study released in 2015 found that a growing number of U.S. adults do not identify with a particular religion. Thus, the need for secular wedding venues is … Continue reading

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Monday Hearts for Madalene

Page Hodel creates beautiful hearts as a tribute to enduring love

It’s an honor for SevenPonds to share with our readers the story of the Monday Hearts for Madalene project, a true account of the power of love in the midst of death.The project’s origins take us to 2005: the moment Page Hodel encountered Madalene … Continue reading

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Book Review: “The Time Traveler’s Wife”

Audrey Niffenegger's novel about grief, loss, and missing someone you love

Audrey Niffenegger’s 2003 novel “The Time Traveler’s Wife” is an American contemporary best-seller for adults and young-adults alike. The story follows Clare and Henry DeTamble, a couple just like any other — except for the fact that Henry is a … Continue reading

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