Fun Dads, Loss, and ‘Saving Mr. Banks’

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Like Mary Poppins’ creator, writer Kip Robisch lost his ‘fun dad’ early.

A Father, a Son, a Goodbye: Why Being Strong Should Not Mean Being Distant

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How can a son say goodbye to a father he never connected with?

Building My Father’s Coffin

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John Manchester was dreading the fulfillment of his father’s last wish: that his children build him a coffin. In the end, he discovered that working alongside his son and other family members was the perfect therapy.

The Good Men Playlist: Remembering 9/11

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James Stafford remembers the World Trade Center attack and its aftermath with a playlist.

Battling Through Death and Grief

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Nathan Daniels tells his story of experiencing multiple deaths in his family and shares ways to ease the grieving process.

A Place To Rest, Create and Call My Own

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Realizing that a place to grieve was critical to his healing, Ashton D’Silva Marcon turned to his new space.

Seeing Your Family Home

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How one man responds to a grave situation can epitomize the enormity of his love

Fighting for the Memory of our Ancestors

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How Josh Magill learned there was more to the memory of his grandfather than what he looked like.

Mother’s Day Without Mom

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Martin Spinelli, bestselling author of After the Crash, shares 7 bits of wisdom for celebrating Mother’s Day and living every other day after Mom has passed on

A Surprising Job Offer from Mother Teresa

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Snake Bloomstrand relates how Mother Teresa opened the eyes and heart of Father Bennie.

Paying it Forward in Love and Death

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Jason Greene finds that simply being there may be the best consolation

Daddy, I Miss Her

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Writer Jason Fisk tries to explain to his daughter what he doesn’t understand about God and death

I Will Not Die [Poem]

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Denial is the first stage of grief.

4 Tragic Things Christians Say After Tragedies

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Sometimes comforting yourself with your faith doesn’t help anyone else.

“My friend and cousin died. Their Facebook pages go on; they are living tributes.”

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This is a comment by Joanna on the post “Facebook Ghosts”.

Two Fathers, No Mother: Crossing the Big Black Line

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William Lucas Walker’s journey from “gay cliché” boyhood to married fatherhood, via love and loss.