We are eternal beings who will never be separated from our loved ones. ~ R. Craig Hogan, Ph.D.

Members

Photos

  • Add Photos
  • View All

Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

Follow our Community

Healing with Pictures

I wanted to share an idea of what we can do with pictures of our loved ones. Nancy Gershman, a digital artist, creates meaningful portraits from photos, memories and stories that we think about every day. Here is a sample of her work:

DREAMSCAPE PHOTOMONTAGE: Myrtle pays homage to the memory of her twin and keeps a promise to her sister. As long as she lives she will keep her nephew - who is a trucker - safe on the road.

ORIGINAL PHOTO:

I know Nancy's work and I’ve seen how she captures the entire essence of a person and the real truth about their character, their passions and their mission in life.

What Nancy does is digest all these photos, memories and stories until they re-emerge as a holistic portrait of the person you love. You see your father, sister, or beloved poodle, thoughtfully placed into a beautiful legacy portrait for you, but also for generations to come. The end result is that her artwork makes you smile or even laugh.

For the 30 - 60 minutes you spend with her by phone, she delivers a meaningful, heartfelt fine art photomontage in the form of an 8 x 10 print (or enlargement). She can also upload the artwork so you can make something to wear or display (photoblanket, photo-purse, photo trivet, etc.) -- however you want to keep that loved one close by.

I encourage you to view the documentary on Nancy Gershman’s work.

You can visit her website: www.artforyoursake.com/healing. She has provided us with her phone number: 773-255-4677 (EST) or you can email her: nancy@artforyoursake.com

Let me know if you have any questions.

 

SPAM/Privacy/Suicide Prevention

1.  SPAM IS NOT TOLERATED ON OUR GRIEF SITE. 

2.  All services provided for a fee must be approved. Contact the site owner.  

3.  If you have posted your full name, please go to settings and change your name. Privacy is important for all of you.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255

Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741

Journal Therapy

Use Our Blog Feature For Journal Therapy 

You can choose to make it private or public. Blog posts are a great way to express yourself on your profile page.

To get started, go to your profile page and locate the "Blog Posts" module in the middle column. Click the "Add a Blog Post" link. You must join the community to take advantage of Journal Therapy – It’s free.

You can add text, links, images, and files to your blog post using the blog editor toolbar. You can also select the privacy of your blog post to allow anyone in the community to view it, just your friends in the community, or just you. In order to edit privacy, go to Settings and click on privacy.

Forum

Loss of a mom & Unhappily Married 2 Replies

Started by Shayla in Untitled Category. Last reply by bluebird on Saturday.

My husband died, and I will never want to live without him. 909 Replies

Started by bluebird in Untitled Category. Last reply by bluebird on Saturday.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Let's Talk 11 Replies

Started by Diana, Certified Grief Counselor in Untitled Category. Last reply by Joe von Anjou Jul 25.

accident 2 Replies

Started by elena rivero in Untitled Category. Last reply by Jackie Good Jun 19.

mad at god 1185 Replies

Started by dream moon JO B in Untitled Category. Last reply by dream moon JO B May 18.

Discovered someone died years ago

Started by Rob Morrison in Untitled Category May 14.

New Member 1 Reply

Started by Wendy in Untitled Category. Last reply by bluebird Apr 13.

No changes 2 Replies

Started by Pamela philipp in Untitled Category. Last reply by M Adams Apr 11.

Life after multiple, consecutive losses 4 Replies

Started by Frank in Untitled Category. Last reply by Anna Chris Apr 7.

Ending my Life 21 Replies

Started by Linda Engberg in Untitled Category. Last reply by Anna Chris Apr 7.

Hello, a little bit about me. 2 Replies

Started by Katherine A Pericas Geersten in Untitled Category. Last reply by Katherine A Pericas Geersten Feb 15.

New here after sons choice of suicide 4 Replies

Started by Charles Alexander in Untitled Category. Last reply by Josephine Crawford Feb 3.

Lonely again 2 Replies

Started by Elynn m in Untitled Category. Last reply by Serenity Jan 12.

Mom passed away suddenly 2 Replies

Started by Kim in Untitled Category. Last reply by Lindsey Nov 19, 2019.

How do I get unstuck? 4 Replies

Started by Amy in Untitled Category. Last reply by dream moon JO B Aug 22, 2019.

I Lost My Mother this Year on July 1st... 9 Replies

Started by Xavier in Untitled Category. Last reply by Chanzy Jul 28, 2019.

Falling in Love with Family Member or Best Friend 1 Reply

Started by Lauren in Untitled Category. Last reply by Michelle Jul 6, 2019.

Blog Posts

When does the fear and anxiety go away?

Posted by Patty Szafarski on July 23, 2020 at 1:27pm — 9 Comments

First birthday without my mom

Posted by Sara on July 17, 2020 at 12:31pm — 2 Comments

):

Posted by ash on June 12, 2020 at 11:36pm — 1 Comment

ptsd

Posted by dream moon JO B on April 10, 2020 at 4:07pm

more than 3 years...still lost

Posted by Pavika on March 12, 2020 at 5:17am — 3 Comments

The food of love

Posted by M Adams on February 25, 2020 at 2:20pm

Dark Night and Day of the Soul

Posted by Mel Royer on February 22, 2020 at 9:49am — 2 Comments

A Stoic Response to Grief (from The Daily Stoic)

Posted by M Adams on February 14, 2020 at 5:11pm — 1 Comment

A Poem for Us

Posted by Miriam Holmes on February 8, 2020 at 5:28pm

Memorial Services

Posted by Miriam Holmes on February 4, 2020 at 9:12pm

Moriturus

Posted by M Adams on February 4, 2020 at 11:06am — 1 Comment

Healing Repetition

Posted by Miriam Holmes on January 24, 2020 at 4:25pm — 1 Comment

The Little Things

Posted by Miriam Holmes on January 22, 2020 at 7:14pm

Grief

Posted by M Adams on October 20, 2019 at 12:04am — 1 Comment

Chat

Active Conversations

Disconnected

    Disconnected

    You are disconnected from chat. Connect to join the chat.

    Suspended From Chat

    Sign up to chat on Online Grief Support - A Social Community.

    Sign Up

     
     
     

    Latest Activity

    Profile IconLiana, Tamicah and Cj joined Online Grief Support - A Social Community
    18 hours ago
    Tamicah joined Diana, Certified Grief Counselor's group
    Thumbnail

    Grief Counseling

    Grief Counseling includes:Private chat sessions inspirational messagesworkbook pagesall services provided by certified grief counselorCommon reactions to grief and losswhy?…See More
    22 hours ago
    Joe von Anjou commented on Joe von Anjou's blog post I lost my mother in April. It hurts worse now than then
    "Some days, I feel I can make it through this. Some days, I can fight the kick in the stomach I feel when I wake up and remember my mother is dead."
    yesterday
    Joe von Anjou commented on Joe von Anjou's blog post I lost my mother in April. It hurts worse now than then
    "Spoke with my doctor. Social worker, than psychiatrist, then, possibly, psychotherapist, being arranged."
    yesterday
    Cj joined Kate's group
    Thumbnail

    Homicide Survivors Group

    I'm starting this group in hopes that people who come to oninegriefsupport in the U.S.  can share in their experiences and grief for homicide related deaths. There are tons of support grief services for cancer, alzheimers, loss of children, suicide, ..I could go on. But there are not many support groups for homicide related issues. With the growing gun-related deaths, I thought it would be prudent to create this small sub-group here.I know that grief is very unique and it shouldn't be compared…See More
    yesterday
    Cj posted photos
    yesterday
    Alma P commented on Pavika's blog post more than 3 years...still lost
    "Pavika,  Regrets... I have them too. I met a man in 2011. We were friends for years. I was in love with him. Yet, I never took the chance to further it. I thought I had all kind of time. I thought I was being patient. Then... He committed…"
    yesterday
    Alma P posted a status
    "I know what I believe happens after death. Still I can't help but feel the loss of life from this plane of existence of those I love so much"
    yesterday

    © 2020   Created by Ninja.   Powered by

    Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service