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Honoring the Deceased

What I'm Still Learning From My Mom, 20 Years After Losing Her

Ali Wilkinson | Posted 05.27.2016 | Women
Ali Wilkinson

My mom died of brain cancer when I was in high school, 20 years ago now. And for many years, I missed her vividly. With time, the rawness of her loss faded. Because I lost her so young, I find that I don't miss her as much because of the experiences we shared or the conversations we had. I miss her for those we didn't.

Since You've Been Gone

S. Isabelle Harounian | Posted 10.22.2014 | Women
S. Isabelle Harounian

until our eyes meet again, dearest mother, until I am where you are -- above, beyond and over the clouds -- until then, know your heart beats in mine.

The Lessons My Father Taught Me

Honey Good | Posted 08.17.2014 | Fifty
Honey Good

My father's valuable wisdom is with me every day and has left a lasting imprint in my mind. I honor my father not only around Father's Day, but every day.

Ideas for Ways to Remember Dead Relatives at Your Wedding Without Totally Creeping Out Your Guests

Sandy Malone | Posted 04.07.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

There are lots of other ways to acknowledge those who aren't with you on your wedding day without dressing out a whole team at your ceremony. First, there is a right way to do it, and then there is a wrong way to do it.

Mourning a Friend I Never Met

Sherman Yellen | Posted 02.26.2014 | Good News
Sherman Yellen

She didn't email or have a computer, but she had something better than that for communicating: a generous heart.

A Way to Remember: Celebrating My Late Mom's Birthday With My Sons

Kevin Hartnett | Posted 08.01.2012 | Parents
Kevin Hartnett

Jay and Wally may never know how much their grandma would have loved them, but that doesn't mean she has to be completely absent from their lives.

St. Hildegard Of Bingen: Honor The Dead By Carrying Them Forward

John Backman | Posted 11.30.2011 | Religion
John Backman

It is more than keeping their memory alive or remembering their birthdays... as important as these practices are; it is about sustaining the ideals, values and passions that they cared about so deeply.

Honoring The Memory Of A Deceased Loved One

Judith Johnson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Johnson

Bearing witness to a deceased loved one is about doing whatever it takes for you to feel that you have done your part to preserve and honor his or her memory.