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This week's reflection

This week's reflection

The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.

Mahatma Gandhi

The new experience of grief

April 06, 2021

There was no last in-person goodbye. There was no funeral to attend.

When Carleen Brenneis learned that a close friend had lost her mother to COVID-19, she wanted to show her support and share her grief. She joined more than two dozen people who wore masks and carefully socially distanced outside the family’s home. They lit candles they brought, and one by one they placed them on the doorstep. Someone played Amazing Grace.

“I won’t forget that,” says Carleen. “It really helped everybody.”

Read the full story on The Vital Beat.