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February 23, 2022



By: Jill Pertler

“In this world, nothing is certain but death and taxes.” - Benjamin Franklin

Ben was a smart guy, but I’d like to add one item to his list: grief. Death is nearly, almost always accompanied by grief; it is a third certainty in our world.

Last week I wrote advice for those grieving. Today the advice is for those helping another through a loss.

When you love someone who is grieving:

Please don’t avoid me. Don’t walk in the other direction when we both find ourselves on aisle five at the super store. If you see me, I see you, too, and I also see you hurriedly turning...



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