How to Cope with the Death of a Friend

8 pieces of advice to help you with this huge loss in your life. Losing a friend can be just as sorrowful as losing a close family member.  But how do we express this?  Below are some key ways to cope with the loss of a special friend in your life.  (From PBS’s Next Avenue, on July 16th,...
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KC Chorale offers message of comfort

  Ensemble closes season with a thoughtful meditation on dying There are many approaches to the concept of mortality, from John Donne’s “Death Be Not Proud” to Dylan Thomas’ exhortation to “rage, rage against the dying of the light.” At the beginning of the Memorial Day weekend, the Kansas City Chorale presented a viewpoint of meditative introspection and gentle release. This...
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Forgiveness: Stories of Our Time

“If we really want to love, we must learn to forgive”   -Mother Theresa Moving Through the Stages to Forgiveness Forgiveness: Stories of Our Time focuses on violent, sudden losses. But any loss of a loved one requires forgiveness. When a dearly loved friend or family member passes away, we often feel anger toward God, or the universe, even toward the doctors and nurses who failed to...
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