Passed and Present: Keeping Memories of Loved Ones Alive

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Passed and Present:  Keeping Memories of Loved Ones Alive

Passed and Present is "not" about sadness and grieving, it is about happiness and remembering. It is possible to look forward, to live a rich and joyful life, while keeping the memory of loved ones alive. "Passed and Present" is an easy-to-use roadmap for discovering creative, meaningful, and inspiring ways to keep the memories of our loved ones alive long after they are gone. Upbeat and empowering, "Passed and Present" is an action-driven handbook that takes readers far beyond the initial stages of grief, offering concrete steps for remembering loved ones, a practice closely intertwined with healing. This much-needed, one-of-a-kind guide shares 85 imaginative ways to celebrate and honor family and friends we never want to forget.
Chapter topics include: 

  • Use Technology: Put remembrance in a contemporary context by incorporating memories into your digital life.
  • Repurpose With Purpose: How to get rid of inherited items in a meaningful way, or reimagine how they are used so they bring joy.
  • Not Just Holidays: Transform routine and ordinary experiences into memory-preserving opportunities.
  • Monthly Guide Calendar: Specific dates offer unique opportunities for honoring loved ones.
  • Places to Go: honoring our connections to the past with commemorative travel

With beautiful illustrations throughout, "Passed and Present" includes an introduction by Hope Edelman, bestselling author of "Motherless Daughters."

Book Information

Author: Allison Gilbert

ISBN-10: 1580056121

ISBN-13: 978-1580056120

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