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Gratitude

Thanksgiving is a time when we can pause and reflect about all the people and things in our life that mean so much to us. When we express gratitude, there is a certain joy that we experience. We ar...
By Betty Dangler
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Thursday, November 21, 2019

Pet Loss

The loss of a pet is very much a grieving experience. The emotional bonds formed with a pet often exceed the bonds formed with other people in a person's life. Many people never think of them as pe...
By Christine Dangler
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Friday, October 25, 2019

Spreading Kindness

~~This past week I was reading an article by Chip Gaines of HGTV fame. After the last couple of tragedies in El Paso and Dayton, Chip and his wife, Joanna, gave their audience a challenge to “sprea...
By Betty Dangler
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Thursday, September 5, 2019

What is Your Legacy?

Every day I receive an inspirational quote in my email. Some are better than others and today I received one that had a lot of meaning for me.  It read: “The things you do for yourself are gon...
By Betty Dangler
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Saturday, July 20, 2019

Remembering our Dads

 During the month of June, we take time to remember our dads, to reflect on their lives and to honor them.  As you look back on your life, is there something that you learned from your da...
By Betty Dangler
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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Remembering Our Moms

I was searching for a topic for May’s blog and was not coming up with anything. All of a sudden, I realized that Mother’s Day is right around the corner. Wouldn’t this be an appropriate time to rem...
By Betty Dangler
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Sunday, May 12, 2019

Meet the Author

“Grief is not something you get over or need to move on from. The depth of grief measures the height of love.” As I was reading one of the magazines for Funeral Directors, I came across this arti...
By Betty Dangler
In Offering Support
Monday, March 18, 2019

Previous Posts

Self-Care

~~As you enter into another New Year, do you find yourself thinking about New Year resolutions? One of the things that you should make sure you do is to take care of yourself both physically and me...

A Matter of Heart & Soul

Below is an article written by one my favorite authors, Louise Hay. She was a motivational speaker who helped others be their best physically, emotionally and spiritually. You may want to read this...

Feeling Stuck

~~Have you ever felt in a funk and did not know how to get out of it? As I am writing this question, this is exactly how I am feeling now and I am not sure how to get out of it. Something is missin...

The Power of Forgiveness

~~I have been conducting Bereavement Support Groups for a few years now.  What I have come to understand is that some relationships with loved ones have not been easy and may have involved muc...

The Pile Plan

~~The Pile Plan Now that Spring is finally here or at least trying to show “its face”, thoughts turn to Spring cleaning. That is why I thought this topic might be of interest to you. One of the m...

Why Does Grief Hurt So Much?

~~Why Does Grief Hurt So Much? The pain of losing a loved one can be overwhelming at times. It hurts so much that you don’t know if you will ever get over the pain. When you lose someone you love s...

Helping a Friend through Grief

~~Helping a Friend through Grief Have you ever felt at a loss for words when trying to help a friend who has suffered a loss?  Words seem so inadequate. Please know that a friend is so valuabl...