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"Between stimulus and response there is a space.In that space, is our power to choose our response.In our response lies our growth and our freedom."-Viktor E. Frankl

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Grief expert Francis Weller has written beautifully about grief in several books: The Wild Edge of Sorrow--Rituals of Renewal and the Sacred Work of Grief is his most recent publication.  To find out more about his community grief ritual workshops in West Sonoma County, check out his website: francisweller.net

Tim McKee of The Sun magazine wrote a beautiful interview with Francis Weller, well worth reading:
"The Geography of Sorrow: Francis Weller on Navigating our Losses."  You'll find some of the article on-line at thesunmagazing.org, or you can find the October 2015 issue at your library.

Mindfulness teacher/psychologist Tara Brach is an inspiring teacher no matter which subject she takes on, and her soothing voice conveys a kind presence that makes it easier to turn toward the things with which we struggle. Visit her website www.tarabrach.com to explore a wealth of topics on emotional well-being. In The Fires of Loss, she shares how to find true refuge during times of change and loss. Paste the link below in your browser to listen.