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The Music Of What Is Happening

There is an old Irish story about Fionn Mac Cumhail. Fionn asks his followers, “What is the finest music in the world?”  They suggest answers: the cuckoo calling from the hedge, the ring of a spear on a shield, the … Continue reading

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Hope is Grief’s Best Music ~ In Honor of National Suicide Prevention Week

National Suicide Prevention Week began on Sunday and continues until Saturday; a week that surrounds World Suicide Prevention Day, held yesterday, September 10th. For every person who completes a suicide, 20 or more may attempt to end their lives. Nearly … Continue reading

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The Warmth of a Wrinkled Old Hand

“The Little Boy and the Old Man” Said the little boy, “Sometimes I drop my spoon.” Said the old man, “I do that too.” The little boy whispered, “I wet my pants.” I do that too,” laughed the little old … Continue reading

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Drink Deep: In Honor of Your Loved One

“Grief is a journey, often perilous and without clear direction,” writes author Molly Fumia. “The experience of grieving cannot be ordered or categorized, hurried or controlled, pushed aside or ignored indefinitely. It is inevitable as breathing, as change, as love. … Continue reading

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