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Dorothy Shaw, affectionately called “Mims” and “Aint Dot” went home to be with the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on...

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Helen DeLoach, born May 10 1950, in Jacksonville FL, joined Our Heavenly Father April 11th 2019 at 11pm in St...

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Samuel Woodson Root, a longtime Jacksonville physician, died at his Avondale home on March 19, 2019. Only a month...

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The Bitterest tears shed over graves are
for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.

– Harriet Beecher Stowe

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Grief & Healing

Helping Yourself Heal When a Baby Dies

Your baby has died. You are now faced with the difficult, but important, need to mourn. Mourning is the open expression of your thoughts and feelings regarding the death. It is an essential part of healing. You are beginning a journey that is often frightening, painful, overwhelming and sometimes lonely. This article provides practical suggestions

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Helping Your Family Heal After Miscarriage

Miscarriage is a Significant Loss It is normal and natural to hurt deeply after miscarriage. While others may imply or outright tell you that miscarriage happens too early on for you to be attached to the baby, or that miscarriage is so common it’s nothing to get upset about, or that you should focus on

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You Must Say Hello Before You Say Goodbye

A paradox is a seemingly self-contradictory statement or situation that is in fact often true. The paradox of mourning we will consider together in this article might, at first glance, seem self-contradictory, but as I will reveal, it is actually a forgotten Truth with a capital T. It’s a Truth we must rediscover because it

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How to Put Together a Nice Funeral

How to Put Together a Nice Funeral

When a loved one dies, the last thing you want to do is plan the funeral. You’ve got so many thoughts swirling around in your head – a funeral is a lot to deal with. However, a funeral is a great way to honor and celebrate a loved one’s life. It’s a “see you later,”

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How to Create a Great Eulogy

How to Create a Great Eulogy

Death is hard, and it can be even harder to put into words your thoughts and feelings about a loved one who has died. A funeral comes so quickly, and for many of us, we’re still processing that this person is no longer with us, so to create a eulogy for them seems like a

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Ways You Can Help Someone Who is Grieving the Loss of a Loved One

Ways You Can Help Someone Who is Grieving the Loss of a Loved One

When someone we love dies, it can feel like a part of us died with them – something is missing. At some point, all of us will experience losing a loved one in our life. So, when someone we know loses a loved one, we can empathize with them. We understand the grief and sorrow

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