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Bereavement Newsletter February 2023

Posted on January 20, 2023

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By now you have had time to settle in to the new year just a little bit. Christmas decorations are down and tucked away for another year. To many, that may seem like a relief. Many emotions are flying at the thought of what the new year might hold. To some, it may mean a new beginning…this year has to be better than the last. Others might wonder how they can possibly go on…face the new year without their loved one. By now you have come to the realization that the world does not stop for you, no matter if you feel that it should. I am here to encourage you that things will get easier. You will in some way adjust. But I want to encourage you not to go at it alone. Find someone that will be a support and encouragement to you in the days and weeks ahead. Ecclesiastes 4:9-10 says “Two people are better off than one, for they can help each other succeed. If on person falls, the other can reach out and help.” If you feel you need someone to talk to, I am available for one on one time. There are also many events that take place throughout the month that you might find helpful. Give some of them a try.

February events:

February 9-“Lunch Bunch” at Mr. Lee’s at Noon

February 14-ATTENTION-Lunch Bunch in Barnesville will meet at Georgia Gallagher’s house due to conflict at the annex

February 23-Breakfast Support Group at Patty’s Place in Belle Valley at 9:00 AM

If you have any questions about any of the events, or you find yourself just needing a listening ear, call me at 740-432-7440.


Terri Wootton LISW, ACHP-SW, Bereavement Coordinator