Topic: Grief

The Lessons Grief Has Taught Me, and the Meaning of Resilience

In the 1980’s my younger brother, parents, and I arrived in Canada as refugees. We eventually settled into a new life and the people we called friends became our family. In 2015 my parents suddenly passed away which changed the trajectory of my life and challenged my view on the meaning of life.  Facing things … Continue reading The Lessons Grief Has Taught Me, and the Meaning of Resilience

The Lessons of Grief: What We Learn About Love, Life, and Forgiveness

Grief is something we will all experience. The ideas surrounding grief are usually negative and it is difficult to experience, but grief is also a great teacher. Grief teaches us about the value of mindful living, about how we love and care for others, and about acceptance and forgiveness.  Join Octavia, a young adult well acquainted with loss in … Continue reading The Lessons of Grief: What We Learn About Love, Life, and Forgiveness

Healthy Grieving

We live in a death-phobic and grief-avoidant society, which tells us that healthy grieving is grieving that doesn’t make other people uncomfortable. It shouldn’t last too long and, if it does, you are doing it wrong. In this service, Angela Haig exposes this line of thought for the fiction that it is, and then begins … Continue reading Healthy Grieving