Grief

Grieving A Beloved Animal Companion

Dear Laura, I just lost my much loved and best friend Charlie after 11 years. I miss him very much and am having a hard time dealing with the sense of loss. I don’t know where to turn, since everyone seems to think, “oh, it was just a dog!!” as if it shouldn’t matter that ... Read more

2018-11-01T16:19:58+00:00By |

No Signs From Deceased Dad Yet

Dear Laura, I often hear about people feeling the presence, or getting signs from their loved one who passed away. My father died about a year and a half ago, where were very close since I was a baby, and I loved him very much. I look for signs that he is around me, but ... Read more

2018-11-01T16:19:59+00:00By |

Coping With A Partner’s PTSD

Dear Laura, My husband is diagnosed as having Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and is on several medications. I find it hard to reconcile with his condition. I don’t feel it is right to make his condition the center stage of our lives. Have I been doing the right thing? Will he eventually get better? Thank ... Read more

2018-11-01T16:20:00+00:00By |

How Can I Be Sure My Brother Is At Peace?

Greetings, I would like to know if and how we can send good wishes to our deceased love ones. I once heard a medium tell a woman to “send him good thoughts”. How can I be sure that my brother is at peace? –Sio Dear Sio, The reason for sending our deceased loved ones ‘good ... Read more

2018-11-01T16:20:02+00:00By |

Why Do People Seem Reluctant To Mention The Dead?

Dear Laura, Why do people seem reluctant to mention the dead? Anonymous Dear Anon., To quote Stevie Wonder: Superstition. In past times people thought that by mentioning the dead you were conjuring up uncontrolled spirits and making yourself susceptible to their evil doings. Others believed that it left the dead unable to rest. Hollywood still ... Read more

2018-11-01T16:20:05+00:00By |

Grieving from Animal Euthanasia

Dear Laura, This year I lost my beautiful pet Jason. He was put to sleep do to complications from diabetes. I often wonder if I did the right thing, and does he know how much I love him? I told him that when he got Home to let me know he made it alright. That ... Read more

2018-11-01T16:20:05+00:00By |

How Can I Help My Grieving Friend?

Dear Laura, How can I help my grieving friend? Bless your heart for caring. You can help your grieving friend by listening and offering them a safe place to just be with their grief-that means not judging them, not trying to fix them, not rushing their process-simply allowing them to have their grief space. Whether ... Read more

2018-11-01T16:20:08+00:00By |

No Peace With The Loss Of A Loved One

Hi Laura, I really haven’t been at peace with the loss of my loved one. There are specific reasons why and they really make me extremely sad. I have heard spirits see things differently when they reach the other side. I feel my loved one doesn’t look at me the same way as they did ... Read more

2018-11-01T16:20:08+00:00By |