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Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep

Sarah Ritchie Caring, Dealing with Loss, End of Life

Our culture has great difficulty dealing with death.  For those who’ve suffered miscarriages or the loss of a newborn, responses of friends and loved ones may seemingly minimize the overwhelming sense of grief, while professional resources are few and far between.  One service,Now I Lay me Down to Sleep, provides a shining example of real support for parents of stillborn …

Fisher House

Sarah Ritchie Caring, Dealing with Loss

Every once in a while, an angel drops into my life, if only for a moment. I suspect we have all had this experience—a stranger on the train who happens to share a particularly encouraging word, an empathic “friend of a friend” who has experienced a life trial that we may be enduring, or a person known only to us …