Grief Journeys

Welcome to Grief Journeys, a place for you to honor your loved ones, discover ways to celebrate their lives and care for your soul.

A New Ritual, Many Find Solace Online

A New Ritual, Many Find Solace Online
A profound insight in the New York Times story A New Ritual, Many Find Solace Online about how we use Facebook and social media to help us mourn ...
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Hospice Nurse Knows the Way

Hospice Nurse Knows the Way
Sandy Platamone, a nurse at Hospice Care of the West, holds a knowing presence at the bedside with her patients and their families. They are ...
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Light of Love Burns On

Light of Love Burns On
In my Parting Ways Column in the Orange County Register, I share the story of a community grieving together. As the holidays draw near, lighting ...
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Last Hair Cut

Last Hair Cut
Nancy Johnson received a call that Katherine, a 93-year-old hospice patient, needed a haircut and style. It would probably be her last. Nancy is ...
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World War II Woman Pilot Takes Flight

World War II Woman Pilot Takes Flight
Shortly after the attack on Pearl Harbor young men lined up at enlistment offices all across America to serve their country in World War II. Some ...
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