Explore the relationship between grief and gratefulness through this curated collection of resources.

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Light a Candle

Throughout the world, lighting candles is a sacred ritual. We light a candle for many…
Stories of Grateful Living

“Pushing Through”: A Poem for Grieving Hearts

by Elaine Mansfield
I thought we’d scatter my husband Vic’s ashes on the earth under the red oak,…

Digging Deeper

For continued exploration of navigating grief and loss, dive into these additional resources.

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Miracle of Being

by Green Renaissance
In this moving short film, Christy Bragg shares her story of shifts in perspective amidst…
A single pink rose blooming in a dark landscape

Healing Grief and Loss

by The Grateful Living Team
The measure of our grief is a valiant testimony to our capacity to love. To…
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The Invitation

by Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer
Two nights after he died,all night I heard the sameone-line story on repeat:I am the…
A red knitted heart attached to a crack in a yellow wall

Poetry Collection: Holding the Heart of Sorrow

by The Grateful Living Team
For times of grief and sorrow, we offer this curated collection of poems as a…

A Meditation on Grief

by Jack Kornfield
When after heavy rain the storm clouds disperse, is it not that they’ve wept themselves…
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Watching My Friend Pretend Her Heart Isn’t Breaking

by Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer
On Earth, just a teaspoon of neutron star would weigh six billion tons. Six billion…