"Jeff thank you for recommending the book 'The light Between Us'. I believe that the strongest thing we have left now is that loving and being loved will pervade for all time both in this life and the next. I haven't felt any concrete…"
" Hi Jeff,
It would be a great comfort to know that he 'goes on living in a non material existence'. Thank you ! I will certainly order the book and read 'Love knows No Death'. I think the real problem for me is…"
I am only three months along in the journey after losing my precious husband in June. I think the term 'completely vanished' has to be the most devastating reality. I keep hoping it is all a bad dream and he will just walk in…"
I have the work book on order. I'm glad you say it is not a 'move on' book... so many of those around and while they may help some there is always the feeling that there is something wrong if you just want to stay in…"
" Hello Jeff
This is comforting. I lost my precious husband in June and keep wondering if in spirit he is with me in our love still. He believed there was a life or an energy as he called it beyond this life but we never really talked about how…"
" i lost my husband on June 29th to anaplastic thyroid cancer which went very fast. He was diagnosed in March and died three months later. Every day and every hour the heartache is there - it is literally a deep pain that no one can understand…"
I am a registered nurse and have worked in cancer research for many years. I have taught in medicine specializing in cancer and palliative care. I lost my husband in June of this year to anaplastic thyroid cancer. I belong to a kind and caring community and now at this stage I am coping as best as I can.
About my Loss:
I lost my husband to anaplastice thyroid cancer in June I wish it could have been discovered earlier in that thyroid scans were recommended in the past but he had only two the last one being three years ago. He was ill for only 4 months before he died.
Are You a Service Provider? If Yes, please tell us about your service.
Yes: I am registered nurse who has worked and taught for many years in cancer research, palliative care,chronic illness care and grief counseling
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I am very sorry for your loss.
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