President Obama mourns slain Dallas Officers

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DALLAS — President Barack Obama extolled the five police officers slain in Dallas as examples for Americans to follow, talking at length Tuesday about their service before calling on divided Americans to listen more to one another and argue less out of anger. “Like police officers across the country, these men and their families shared a… [Read more…]

Australian Boy Sews 365 Teddy Bears a Year for the Grieving, Sick

children grief help When Campbell Remess couldn’t afford to buy Christmas gifts for children in the hospital, he started making teddy bears for them. Nearly three years later, the Australian 12-year-old is still sewing-and he sends these one-of-a-kind plush toys to hot spots of misery around the world.
Campbell has been averaging one new bear a day for the… [Read more…]

Grief Anniversaries

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Do you feel all alone with the anniversary of your loss comes up?  Or maybe, it’s the time of the day or the day of the week that strikes sad reminders.  It can be very difficult to deal with these times, as no one else can relate to your grieving moment.

Writer John Pavolitz provides a relevant look at those days and times where we are all alone with our grief.

Bereavement Book Helps Expectant Mothers Deal with Grief, Love, and Loss

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“Empty Arms: Hope and Support for Those Who Have Suffered a Miscarriage, Stillbirth, or Tubal Pregnancy” Helps Women Cope with Infant Death

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Expectant mothers who are grieving over the death of their baby now have a book to help guide them through the bereavement process, ” Empty Arms: Hope… [Read more…]

Managing Personal Change: 4 Tasks of Mourning

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For almost 20 years, Ancilla our management consulting company has helped facilitate breakthrough change for over a hundred local and multinational companies in the country and the Asean region with much success.

We have bannered the fact that we are in the business of Transforming Asia’s Enterprises. With technology from our Silicon Valley partners Enterprise Development… [Read more…]

‘Mia Madre’: Graceful Portrait of Grief

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“Mia Madre,” by award-winning Italian director Nanni Moretti, paints the moving portrait of a woman faced with her mother’s death. The movie revolves around Marguerita, a successful film director. Her mother is in the hospital. The film’s shooting doesn’t go well, and Marguerita’s relations with the real, outside world become difficult. Between the demands of her… [Read more…]

Thousands in Paris attend memorial service for Friday’s terror victims

Paris flag The bell of Notre Dame tolled as around 3.000 people attended a special memorial service for the victims of Friday evening’s terror attacks. Among the anonymous congregation – the Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, Former President Valéry Giscard d’Estaing, and former Prime Ministers Alain Juppe, and Francois Fillon. People of all faiths were welcome at the… [Read more…]

Chicago Cubs’ Player Driven by Memory of Sister

 He plays with a glove embroidered with her name. Because every catch Chicago Cubs infielder Javier Baez makes, every hit and home run, is for his sister, Noely, who was 21 when she died in April from complications related to spina bifida. “Her dream was for Javy to make it to the pros,” says their older… [Read more…]

Yes, It Is. America is Under Spiritual Attack

True Hope and Change in Jesus “America is the first country to say to its people: All of you have a right to speak. But today, speech is under siege.” – John Stossel Last week we had the privilege of appearing with John Stossel on Fox News to discuss the attack on free speech in America. He told us that today people… [Read more…]

For Grieving Town, Shooter Doesn’t Deserve a Name

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ROSEBURG, Ore. — Keith Weikum, a set builder and special effects operator for theater productions at Umpqua Community College, already had a skeptical expression when he opened his front door. The reporter standing outside asked him if he knew a particular UCC student who had signed up to be a production assistant on a play with… [Read more…]