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Journeys Through Grief is a safe, warm, relaxing place where you can find a wealth of information. It’s not all about sadness and grief.

My dad was a well educated man and believed in the importance of reading, as well as expressing yourself through writing. Reading affords you the chance to travel anywhere in the world and beyond, and to learn about all sorts of things. I am so glad that retirement is providing more time to devote to writing and expanding my websites and newsletters so that others can learn through my sharing of information.

I am pleased to provide a complete series of bereavement services including support groups for bereaved parents and spouses/partners as well as programs about grief and loss. The Journeys Through Grief website is another way that I can help families in crisis. We will explore the many facets of grief, the reasons that we grieve, our reactions to loss and trauma as well as healing our grief. We will discuss a wide range of topics that can debilitate the human spirit and prevent us from enjoying life to the fullest.

The Journeys Through Grief website features book reviews, websites of interest, articles on loss and grief, and information on community resource programs available in the Texas Hill country: Kerrville and surrounding areas. Guest columnists will share valuable information on a wide range of topics. My hope is that this newsletters will bring comfort and healing as you journey through grief.

The Bereaved Parents publication is for bereaved parents, surviving siblings, and their families by bereaved parents and is available the 10th day of every month.

The Grieving Behind the Badge newsletter is published monthly on the 15th. This newsletter features information for emergency service personnel, law enforcement and correctional officers, 911 dispatchers, their families, and department chaplains.

The Road Less Traveled newsletter is available every other month. This publication offers a variety of topics and information. I have had the opportunity to meet some wonderful people from various walks of life who have experienced an array of events, both traumatic and life-changing. Through their words, we can learn more about healing grief, educating ourselves about the world and the special people in it, and growing in positive ways through our journeys whatever they may be.

If this is your first time visiting the Journeys Through Grief, I welcome you. I invite you to peruse the site and meet some of our authors. If you find some helpful information that a friend or family member may benefit from, please pass the links along. So you do not miss a single post, be sure to Join Our Mailing List. Furthermore, I am always looking for noteworthy books, educational websites, and blogs on the topics we support as well as people who would like to share their expertise or their personal stories. Please feel free to contact me if you would like to recommend something or are interested in writing an article for one of my eNewsletters.

I continue to follow in my dad’s footsteps: reading and writing to expand knowledge and learn. I wish each of you much love and many hugs.
Peggy Sweeney, Editor
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Our Other Websites

Grieving Behind the Badge
A special website for public safety and emergency response

Coursework in Grief
A FREE online program for anyone interested in learning about grief