Posts from 2019

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Thank You, HOPE Connection

by Don Phillipson

In a time of spousal loss, we can seek solace from friends and family, but we also need to find a healing circle of people with whom we can speak openly without having the words catch in our throats. We need to share … Continue reading

Love After Love

by Derek Walcott

The time will come  when, with elation  you will greet yourself arriving  at your own door, in your own mirror  and each will smile at the other’s welcome,  and say, sit here. Eat.  You will love again the stranger who … Continue reading

My Debt

by Michael Linsk

Michael Linsk is a poet and HOPE Connection group alum. My wife, lover, friend, soul mate is no longer a warm, living, breathing part of my life. Death intervened.

Did You Really Just Say That?

by Lynne Goldklang, MFT

You are grieving, upset, depressed, anxious, feeling alone and lost while finding yourself in a maze of people. Some of those people are family, good friends, co-workers, neighbors — the myriad of human beings who inhabit your world. You used to … Continue reading