Bereavement Poems & Articles was created with the understanding that everybody grieves differently. Many people also feel overwhelmed by a variety of emotions like sadness, anger, anxiety, despair and so many others. In this spirit, we have accumulated a variety of related articles and poems to help family and friends who need help coping with the loss of a loved one.
Our resources are written by people who share their touching experiences with grief or have experience with supporting the bereaved. We hope our resources and your memories help you find sympathy and strength to recover what death has taken away from you.
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Featured Sympathy Articles:
What is an Appropriate Sympathy Gift? by Sharae Taylor
When a friend or loved one is grieving, it is hard to know what to say or how to show your support. When you want to provide comfort and support and show your concern for a family member, a friend, or an associate, a personalized gift is always an ideal choice. The best gifts are those given and chosen from the heart. It says that you really care and have taken the time to think about the time after the initial grief of losing a loved one ... during the alone and lonely times.
Graceful Grief: Angelic Help is on the Way! by Marcia Breitenbach
Change and loss don't have to be such a struggle. Grief, loss and change are sacred journeys and it is our choice to choose resistance or grace. The graceful road has much assistance from the spiritual realm.
Grief and Loneliness: Me and My Shadow By Maureen Kramlinger
What is it about loneliness that makes us want to hide the fact that we are lonely? Anyone who has suffered the loss of a loved one naturally feels a gaping space in daily life and a cavernous emptiness within. Why don’t we talk more about it?
The Grief Experience for a Teenager By Tom McLeod
By the end of high school, 20 percent of today's students will have lost one of their parents; 90 percent will have experienced the death of a close relative or loved one. Add to this the fact that one in every 1,500 secondary school students dies each year, and we can see that death and the resulting grief is a part of everyday life for many teenagers. Recognizing and providing constructive ways for teenagers to express their grief will help prevent prolonged or unresolved grief and depression.
Signs After Suicide: The Red Butterfly by Karyl Chastain Beal
Do you believe that those we love can send us signs from the spirit world to let us know they are okay? Is it possible? Below is an account I wrote on August 7, 2000, about something that happened to me as I remembered the day my daughter took her life.
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