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Dying without an elephantGrief post, Kelly Lindsay
Toward the end of my brother’s life, he spent every waking hour in a faux-leather armchair by his living room window. He was companioned by the puff-puff-puffing of an oxygen concentrator, a walker with a basket full of pills, a laptop that…
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Let the Sacred Festivities BeginKelly Lindsay
Christina Baldwin was the "sacred emcee" at Kelly Lindsay's celebration of life. What follows is her introduction, which makes more sense if you kept up with Kelly's CaringBridge blog. Christina and Ann Linnea are founders of The Circle Way…
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Poems and Essays Written in Honor of KellyKelly Lindsay
Gathering by Gary Vallat (written after a massive circle for Kelly that took place at Soundview Center) For Kelly and Diana Lindsay The crowd enters the sanctuary milling about appreciating the beauty of the place, anticipating the…
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Tributes to Kelly LindsayCancer post, Kelly Lindsay
Tributes from Healing Circles Langley Kitty Adams: Kelly’s mind was brilliant, but it was his warm welcome that drew me into HCL. In my raw state after the death of my husband, every time I walked through that door, Kelly greeted me with…
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Words from a CaregiverAccessing Emotion, Addressing Meaningful Questions, Caregiving post, Practicing Circle
Claire Robson from Vancouver, Canada, joined a new healing circle at Callanish and shares her experience and perspective as a member.
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Caring for a SoulmateAccessing Emotion, Addressing Meaningful Questions, Caregiving post
Deborah Baker first learned about healing circles at Commonweal’s Cancer Help Program. She describes her caregiver journey and how healing circles could have helped. She is inspired to start a healing circle for caregivers in Hawaii.
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A Healing Circle for SupportersAddressing Meaningful Questions, Healing Circles Centers
As co-host of a new healing circle for caregivers at Callanish (in Vancouver, Canada), Susie lets the circle do the work. With minimal structure, the participants create their own healing and meet their own needs.
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Healing Circles Houston: Where BIG Meets the Pace of GuidanceAbout post, Healing Circles Centers, Partnering with other agencies
Healing Circles Houston has been opening doors of opportunity since 2016 in partnership with many like-minded organizations throughout our communities.
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A Conversation with a Widow’s Nervous SystemAddressing Meaningful Questions, Cancer post, Grief post
The pain of loss is such an isolating experience, where the outside and inside of us are not aligned. We are out of sync with humanity, and yet we are inside an experience that each and every one of us will have.
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Managing the Time Warp of Loss: Why Do They Want to Marry the Widow off?Addressing Meaningful Questions
When our parents die, no one tries to comfort us by saying, "You can love like this again with a new mother, new father, or a different grandparent.” Yet, with the loss of a spouse, people quickly start talking about a new companion, a new sexual partner, a new friend.