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Marilyn Whitchurch 04/15/2018

Marilyn Whitchurch 04/15/2018

Marilyn Iola Ruth (Herfindahl) Whitchurch, 89, died...

Roland Running 04/14/2018

Roland Running 04/14/2018

Roland Clarence Running, age 75, of New Richmond died...

David Osborne 04/13/2018

David Osborne 04/13/2018

David Allen Osborne, age 65 of Balsam Lake, WI died on...

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Relationships when a Child Dies

Relationships when a Child Dies

by Chaplain Julia Rajtar, BCC   The death of a child, at any age, can create a strain in any marriage or relationship, such that the partners can wonder how the relationship will survive.   Having awareness of some of the issues causing the strain and discussing them, can help cope. When someone we love dies,

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Relationships when a Child Dies

Relationships when a Child Dies

by Chaplain Julia Rajtar, BCC   The death of a child, at any age, can create a strain in any marriage or relationship, such that the partners can wonder how the relationship will survive.   Having awareness of some of the issues causing the strain and discussing them, can help cope. When someone we love dies,

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Spirituality and Bereavement

Spirituality and Bereavement

by Chaplain Julia Rajtar, BCC Someone said this of the dying: Most people are not afraid of the dying, they are afraid of not having lived. … what they desperately want is to live long enough to get it right, to feel they have done something worthwhile with their lives, however long. Living a Life

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Learning the Language of Suicide, Words That Can Help

Learning the Language of Suicide, Words That Can Help

by Chaplain Julia Rajtar, MAPS, BCC   When someone dies, we struggle with what to say, “I’m sorry for your loss, They are at peace, I can’t even imagine how you feel” are phrases we may say.   Now, consider what we say, when someone dies by suicide.  We struggle to find the words, we don’t

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