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My impression is that these (business owners) are people who care very much about the people who work for them. So we have put together information for companies dealing with common workplace issues, such as how to identify depression and how to resolve issues dealing with bereavement and grief in the workplace. (Quote by - Paul Parks)

I mourn in grey, grey as the sleeted wind the bled shades of twilight, gunmetal, battleships, industrial paint. (Quote by - Marge Piercy)

The secretary-general expresses his deepest condolences to the government of Iraq and to the families of the bereaved. (Quote by - Marie Okabe)

I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing. (Quote by - Agatha Christie)

The death of a dear friend, wife, brother, lover, which seemed nothing but privation, somewhat later assumes the aspect of a guide or genius; for it commonly operates revolutions in our way of life, terminates an epoch of infancy or of youth which was waiting to be closed, breaks up a wonted occupation, or a household, or style of living, and allows the formation of new ones more friendly to the growth of character. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing.. not healing, not curing.. that is a friend who cares. (Quote by - Henri Nouwen)

It is extraordinary how the house and the simplest possessions of someone who has been left become so quickly sordid. Even the stain on the coffee cup seems not coffee but the physical manifestation of one's inner stain, the fatal blot that from the beginning had marked one for ultimate aloneness. (Quote by - Coleman Dowell)

Do not be daunted by the enormity of the world's grief. Do justly, now. Love mercy, now. Walk humbly, now. You are not obligated to complete the work, but neither are you free to abandon it. (Quote by - Talmud)

Although they are at different skill levels, working with a traumatized and bereaved population was new for all of them, .. And despite the fact that many had no formal training, the degree of caring and thoughtfulness these volunteers have is amazing. And most of all, their hearts are broken for the community, for what was versus what is. (Quote by - Lisa Aronson)

A thousand goodbyes come after death - the first six months of bereavement. (Quote by - Alan Gregg)

There is neither happiness nor misery in the world; there is only the comparison of one state to another, nothing more. He who has felt the deepest grief is best able to experience supreme happiness. We must have felt what it is to die, that we may appreciate the enjoyments of life. (Quote by - Alexandre Dumas)

I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge -- myth is more potent than history -- dreams are more powerful than facts -- hope always triumphs over experience -- laughter is the cure for grief -- love is stronger than death. (Quote by - Robert Fulghum)

I love my past. I love my present. I'm not ashamed of what I've had, and I'm not sad because I have it no longer. (Quote by - Colette)

Never does one feel oneself so utterly helpless as in trying to speak comfort for great bereavement. I will not try it. Time is the only comforter for the loss of a mother. (Quote by - Jane Welsh Carlyle)

He kept at true good humour's mark The social flow of pleasure's tide: He never made a brow look dark, Nor caused a tear, but when he died. (Quote by - Thomas Love Peacock)

We are deeply saddened by the tremendous loss of life and devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina, .. Starbucks has a long tradition of striving to bring together people and communities where we do business. We extend our heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families and many others impacted by this natural disaster; our prayers and thoughts are with all the families who have lost loved ones. (Quote by - Howard Schultz)

I can remember how when I was young I believed death to be a phenomenon of the body; now I know it to be merely a function of the mind -- and that of the minds who suffer the bereavement. The nihilists say it is the end; the fundamentalists, the beginning; when in reality it is no more than a single tenant or family moving out of a tenement or a town. (Quote by - William Faulkner)

There is one alone, and there is not a second; yea, he hath neither child nor brother: yet is there no end of all his labour; neither is his eye satisfied with riches; neither saith he, For whom do I labour, and bereave my soul of good? This is also vanity, yea, it is a sore travail. (Quote by - Bible)

Tears are sometimes an inappropriate response to death. When a life has been lived completely honestly, completely successfully,or just completely, the correct response to death's perfect punctuation mark is a smile. (Quote by - Julie Burchill)

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. (Quote by - Robert Frost)

Peace, peace! he is not dead, he doth not sleep -- he hath awakened from the dream of life -- 'Tis we, who lost in stormy visions, keep with phantoms an unprofitable strife. (Quote by - Percy Bysshe Shelley)

Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought. (Quote by - Percy Bysshe Shelley)

And their father Israel said unto them, If it must be so now, do this; take of the best fruits in the land in your vessels, and carry down the man a present, a little balm, and a little honey, spices, and myrrh, nuts, and almonds: / And take double money in your hand; and the money that was brought again in the mouth of your sacks, carry it again in your hand; peradventure it was an oversight: / Take also your brother, and arise, go again unto the man: / And God Almighty give you mercy before the man, that he may send away your other brother, and Benjamin. If I be bereaved of my children, I am bereaved. (Quote by - Bible)

We refrained from announcing this detail previously out of consideration for the man's bereaved family. (Quote by - Yoshinori Katori)

Participate joyfully in the sorrows of the world. We cannot cure the world of sorrows, but we can choose to live in joy. (Quote by - Joseph Campbell)

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