Tag: grief

Writing Grief & Heartache

Whether or not you’re grieving or want to write directly about grief, this workshop will help you use writing to work through the loss and longing that’s a part of human life. Let it all out! 

Our Most Read Stories of 2023

These pieces reflect this heartbreaking year of violence and loss. Two abiding themes are grief and hope

On Grief

“Literal heartache accompanies the loss of someone you love…the phantom pain of a severed limb.”

What Tahara Can Teach Us

During a Tahara, the Jewish ritual for sanctifying a body after death, we wash the body in a continuous stream of water, we engage in spacious silence, and we recite words which affirm the inherent goodness of every soul, every life an entire world.

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I am sitting shmira – / Guarding the memories of the dead / until they are returned / to their families embrace.

A Guide to Navigating Grief…

“All that I have learned from my 15 years of living with very personal, profound loss as a person who was 30 years old when faced with that loss—and trying to figure out how to live a life.”