Category Archives: Grief

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A Word about Gratitude

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A Word about Gratitude What a wonderful holiday it is!  Thanksgiving! It may be my favorite. No pressure to buy gifts. All we have to do is visit and eat and watch ball games (and eat). Of course, travel can be stressful as can be meal preparation. Also, being with people who we are normally […]

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Coping with the Oklahoma Tornado Devastation

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Coping with the Oklahoma Tornado Devastation By Katrina Giries, Licensed Professional Counselor – Intern “You will not travel that path alone” said President Obama, today, the day after another historic tornado devastated parts of Oklahoma. His message was one of support to the victims and survivors of this horrible tragedy intending that the government would […]

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The Passing of A Legend–The Extraordinary Life of Addine Dow

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The Passing of A Legend–The Extraordinary Life of Addine Dow By Dr. Harold Duncan She was 101.5 years old. Her death last week was not a surprise, of course, but it marked the passing of one of the most remarkable people I have ever had the honor of knowing. She was my Aunt Addine Dow, […]

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Life Changes–Counselor Talks About Breast Cancer In His Wife

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Editor’s Note: We’re suspending today’s post on Freedom from Conflict by Kelly Antwine for this important, personal message from Kelly.  We will resume posting the series on Monday. By Kelly Antwine On October 3, 2012, we celebrated my wife’s 58th birthday and on October 5, 2012, we got confirmation that the images on her most […]

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How to Talk To Children About the Aurora, CO Shootings–For Children and Adults

By Dr. Harold Duncan Trauma and grief often intrude unexpectedly and violently in our lives.  Such was the case when a lone gunman killed and severely wounded dozens of theatergoers in Aurora, Colorado. Regardless of where we are located geographically and whether we actually were connected to any of the victims of the tragedy, the […]

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