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Grief & Healing

How Do I Know I’m Getter Better?

How Do I Know I’m Getter Better?

by Chaplain Julia Rajtar, MAPS, BCC   Grief affects us body, mind, and spirit.  Grief has been described as a roller coaster of emotions, a wave the engulfs you, an ever-changing sea of experiences, and a place with no ceiling, floor, walls or protection.   We experience physical reactions, psychological reactions, social reactions, emotional reactions, spiritual

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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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