Bereavement Newsletter January 2020

January 2020

 A new year is upon us!  Where does the time go?  When I was young I hated it when someone said how fast the time went, for as I child, I didn’t believe it and I couldn’t wait for the years to pass!  Now it is sometimes just a reminder of what was.  It is sometimes hard not to wish those days and years back.  But, as we are so aware, we cannot!  We do, however, need to remind ourselves to make the most of today and pray for a happier tomorrow. 

For many of you, this New Year may only be a reminder of who will not be with you as you face tomorrow. A friend once shared four little words with me that might help to make a difference in your days.  They are “I have a choice”.  We can choose to worry and be upset at life’s circumstances, or we can choose to move ahead one day at a time, making our life count for something. It has been said…”Those who grieve well–heal well!  They also live well–living in the now! I hope we can begin to do that together in the coming year.

Upcoming events:

January 13 Lunch Bunch at Mr. Lee’s at noon.  We meet for a time of fellowship and sharing.  Lunch is on your own

January 14Lunch Bunch at Annie K’s at noon..

January 20-Friends of Faith meets at Annie K’s at noon.

January 22- Support breakfast at Patty’s Place in Belle Valley at 9:00 am.

January 28- A new support group is starting. It will run for 9 sessions. It will be held at the hospice office from 6-8 pm.

 If you have any questions about an event, call me at 740-432-7440.  I am also available for one on one time.  Remember that together and with support, we can make it through each new day.

 God Bless you in this New Year!

 Terri Wootton LISW, ACHP-SW

Bereavement Coordinator


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