There is a romantic pull to the idea of shifting off this mortal coil with some remnant of ourselves left behind for our loved ones to cherish.
About the Author
I am a professional writer and storyteller living in North Florida, USA. In my mid-40’s, I am employed full time at a local university, while blogging and working on my creative writing pursuits. Both of my parents died when I was in my mid-twenties, and I have been writing about atheist grief/mourning issues since 2010. You can check out my grief blog here.
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What can we learn about dealing with personal loss from the public spectacle of mourning a celebrity’s death?
Finding solace in grief that isn't religious or superstitious calls for a new, secular language of grief.
The common ground for all mourners is that we grieve for what we have lost, but also for what we will never have.