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Please see National Grief Awareness day: Guest Feature Tyler Quillet
- Introduction Our Story
- National Grief Awareness Day 2020 with Illustrative Examples
- Guest Feature: Tyler Quillet
- Our Final Thoughts and YouTube video
1. Introduction our Story
Today is quite an important Day. National Grief Awareness. Funnily enough, my sister and I became aware that it was today through someone in the welcoming Grief community we have become part of Tyler Quillet brought this to our attention through a personal message and post they had published. They asked if we could help them in spreading the word.
We were incredibly pleased this was brought to our attention. Knowing this, the only natural thing for us to do was incorporate the day into a topic.
Our blog was created because of my sister and I sad and unfortunate bereavement. Since this time our aim has been to try our very best to help and spread awareness on matters of grief and other matters that might not necessarily be spoken about enough or get enough attention.
Out topic for the coming week (Monday 31st August 2020) is: September Awareness Month 2020 which will cover many medical conditions. But in a sense grief Awareness brings it all back home. This is our situation.We created this blog due to our grief and bereavement. The loss of our Dad. This is also many people’s situation. Grieving for a loved one also deserves its rightful recognition.
Today (Saturday 29th August 2020) My sister and I have learnt of two people who have sadly lost their life: Chadwick Boseman May he R.I.E.P. our thoughts and condolences go out to his family. He made such a positive and inspiring contribution to the film industry and the black community. The following links give further information regarding this star:
- Chadwick Boseman: Black Panther Star dies of cancer aged 43.
- Chadwick Boseman tweet becomes most liked ever
- Chadwick Boseman: Why did Black Panther have such a huge impact? “Most importantly, it was the first big-budget superhero movie with a black hero, director and a majority black cast. The significance was not lost on fans, some of whom went to cinemas in traditional African clothing to celebrate its depiction of black heritage and the fictional kingdom of Wakanda”.
I also today (Saturday 29th August 2020) received news of an ex work colleague who has sadly passed away. May they R.I.E.P. our thoughts and condolences go out to their famliy.
The news of Chadwick Boseman really upset both of us quite deeply.
The news of my ex work colleague really hit home as over the years of working with this person, I got to know this person and really liked this person. It made me feel really sad, stopped me in my tracks, made it hard to focus or continue what I was doing. These things brings it back home that life is truly so short.
Please see National Grief Awareness day: Guest Feature Tyler Quillet:
2. National Grief Awareness Day with Illustrative Examples
“On August 30, National Grief Awareness Day recognizes the time it takes to heal from loss doesn’t have a prescribed course and is a reminder closure comes in many forms”.
“This is all about looking at grief, and raising awareness both of how to cope with grief, and … History of Grief Awareness Day “.
“Grief Awareness Day is recognized on August 30th. It is a time to provide education and support to those suffering from a loss”.
“August 30, is National Grief Awareness Day. It is a day dedicated to raising awareness about how others cope with grief and ending the stigma”.
“August 30th is National Grief Awareness Day. In this day and age, it’s easy to get lost in the cycle of hashtag holidays (National Doughnut Day”.
“Coming soon we will be sharing ways you can get involved in National Grief Awareness Day. This coming August 30th.. Please Sign our petition”…
3. Guest Feature: Tyler Quillet
Tyler Quillet Author of “Yet: Embracing God’s Faithfulness in the Midst of Grief”
“You most likely didn’t know that this Sunday, August 30th, is National Grief Awareness Day. What you do know, though, is that someone in your life is grieving and needs your support”.
“Maybe their grief is fresh and maybe it has been a decade, but they are grieving the loss of someone they love dearly. And, as you read this, maybe it’s you that is becoming more aware of your own grief and the pain that accompanies it”.
“In honor of National Grief Awareness Day, I want to acknowledge and help those who are grieving, and I’m asking you to join me in supporting and loving this community”.
“On Saturday and Sunday, August 29th and 30th, my book, Yet: Embracing God’s Faithfulness in the Midst of Grief, will be available on Amazon at a significant discount. My encouragement to you is to 1) purchase Yet for someone you know who is grieving, and 2) share this post on your social media platforms to make others aware of National Grief Awareness Day and a resource that will be life-changing for them”.
“Yet is currently $12.99 for the printed book and $9.99 for the Kindle version. This weekend only, the printed version will be $8.99 and the Kindle version will be on sale for just $2.99! Amazon link in bio”.
“Who is on your heart that you know would be blessed by this resource? Will you help me in spreading the word that this Sunday is National Grief Awareness Day? And, let’s not just be aware. Let’s actively care for those who are grieving. Let’s get the word out and get this resource into the hands of those who need it! And, maybe the person who needs it the most right now is YOU”.
“Thank you, friends. I look forward to hearing how lives are changed because of the truths each reader will grab a hold of. Have a great weekend”!
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4. Our Final Thoughts and YouTube video
Life is precious, life is short. Life is a gift. As we have often said in previous topics, although easier said than done we should try our best to live our best life. Loving ourselves and the people close to our hearts.
We hope this topic might be of use to someone and we wish anyone reading it a blessed day, evening and remainder of the weekend.