In the last hours and minutes of people’s lives, laying in hospital and hospice beds, we often hear the question, “Can they hear us?” Chaplains and nurses often say, “Yes. Of course. The hearing is […]
Cynthia B Eriksson starts her article Suffering With: A Tender Journey of Mutuality in Suffering, Comfort, and Joy with words that capture the experience of people who walk through pain with other people: “Friends, this […]
People often say, “I wish I had told them I loved them” the last time they spoke with their loved one. Instead of worrying about the last conversation, consider remembering the best conversation.
Jason’s book is How Trees Deal with Loss.
I used to say, “I’m sorry for your loss” when I was in moments of deep pain and death. I’m adding a new phrase. “This is hard.” Let me tell you why.