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Beautiful Flowers Images

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The feeling we get when we look at a beautiful flower is one of inner peace. It’s an enveloping feeling that’s difficult to actually put into words. It brings instant peace, sensitivity, and a comforting sense that everything is OK. It’s no wonder there are so many people with beautiful flowers in their yards. We […]

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Healing With Natural Oils

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When you smell something that gets your attention whether it is a fragrant flower, powerful freshly cut herb, or a squeeze of an orange, you are experiencing the organic oils coming from parts of the plant or fruit. These oils are found in flowers, roots, stems, bark, leaves, seeds, etc, many parts of the plant. […]

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Healing With Nature

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  In one of my recent articles, Hurdle of Life, I mentioned how being outside with the colorful flowers, singing birds, warm sunshine, and gentle breezes was starting to make me feel like I am above water and not drowning. Through this difficult process, it is easy to become isolated and deeply depressed. I am […]

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Grief Books

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I have read several books on grieving the past few months that have helped me tremendously through this process. There is so much to learn and make yourself aware of so you are prepared for the ups and downs of emotions. Losing a child makes these processes much more complicated so I truly encourage you to familiarize yourself with the emotions […]

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Daily Inspirational Thoughts

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Arriving in heaven, need I say more… Grief is like living two lives. One is where you pretend everything is alright, and the other is where you silently scream in pain. I miss your voice, I miss your smile, I miss your laugh, I miss your smell, I miss your jokes, I miss everything about […]

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5 Stages of the Grieving Process

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Every person is respectfully unique and personal when they grieve the loss of a loved one. Coping with the loss of a child is the most devastating experience a parent can fathom. No parent should ever out live their child. Understanding the stages can help an individual understand the emotions that can and will surface. […]

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You Can Expect

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When a parent losses a child, their life is turned upside down. Days are long and lonely. No parent is ever prepared for this horrific loss. Through my personal journey, it is helpful to listen to what other grieving parents are experiencing or have experienced.  Some of the experiences I have read about I can understand but […]