Willowgreen offers many resources for those dealing with loss and grief. These books, eBooks, audio books and DVDs combine compassionate, thoughtful writing with inspiring photography and are suitable for both individuals and groups.

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100 Healing Messages for Your Grief

100 Healing Messages for your griefNow you can encourage the healing of the recently bereaved with a subscription to this unique resource. Three times a week, 100 times in a row, the griever will be emailed a two-minute video, plus an accompanying PDF, suited to where they are on their journey through grief. Learn more>>


BLU-RAYs

Product ImageVideo Comforts: Healing Consolations
An Inspiration in Photography, Thought, and Music

     For the sad or grieving, soothing words from 17 people and traditions are paired with comforting images from nature and quiet piano music. Included is the Inuit proverb: "Perhaps they are not stars, but rather openings in heaven where the love of our lost ones passes through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy."
     Blu-ray: BLU901—15 minutes long.
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Product ImageVideo Comforts: Honor Your Memories
An Inspiration in Photography, Thought, and Music

     A  dozen thoughtful quotations about the importance of positive memories combine with floral photography and peaceful piano music to comfort and encourage. Willa Cather’s words are one example: "Some memories are realities and are better than anything that can happen to one again."
      Blu-ray: BLU908—15 minutes long.
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Product ImageVideo Comforts: Love Transcends Time
An Inspiration in Photography, Thought, and Music

     As Vincent van Gogh wrote, "Love is something eternal; the aspect may change, but not the essence." Quotations from 20 people sketch the ways love lives on in a way death cannot extinguish. Beautiful photography of flowers quietly illustrates each idea before concluding with images of majestic clouds.
      Blu-ray: BLU914—15 minutes long.
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Product ImageVideo Comforts: The Wisdom of Nature
An Inspiration in Photography, Thought, and Music

     View images of grasses and wildflowers, paths and forests, and grand scenes of wonder and light while quotations about the gifts of nature weave an inviting message, accompanied by minimal piano music. Wordsworth’s words form the conclusion: "Come forth into the light of things. Let nature be your teacher."
     Blu-ray: BLU920—15 minutes long. High-definition, wide-format video on Blu-ray disc with lifetime public performance rights $99.95; Order Now

 

100 Healing Messages for your grief

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BOOKS

A Helper's Guide to GriefA Helper's Guide to Grief: Presenter's Kit

     Now you can present to others about the basics of grief without starting from scratch. Use Jim Miller’s PowerPoint slides, complete with his photography. Read his background notes and references on the nature and process of grief, plus how to help the grieving. Includes
Books
When Mourning Dawns
What Will Help Me?/How Can I Help?
How Will I Get Through the Holidays?
One You Love Has Died
A Pilgrimage Through Grief
The Art of Being a Healing Presence
The Art of Listening in a Healing Way
Finding Hope
Effective Support Groups
Helping the Bereaved Celebrate the Holidays
Audiovisuals
Grief Has Its Seasons DVD (16 minutes)
Grief: Images & Intimations DVD (13 minutes)
You Can Be An Even Better Caregiver DVD (4 minutes)
The Wisdom of Caregiving screensaver
Presenter’s Kit Data CD
(The DVDs include professional rights.) 11" x 11" ring binder. R101. $295.00. No quantity discount. Order now.

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A Pilgrimage Through Grief
Healing the Soul's Hurt After Loss

     Due to numerous requests, one of Jim Miller’s more popular books has been updated and released as a second edition after being out of print. Readers have always enjoyed the blend of poetic writing and full-color photography from nature combined with the concept of using a time of loss as a spiritual pilgrimage. Four experiences are visited: absence, aloneness, silence, and mystery. This comforting writing is suitable for people going through all sorts of losses, not just the death of a loved one. Its smaller size makes it easy to hold and carry. Read an excerpt. 96 pages. K313. $12.95. Quantity Discounts Available. Order now.

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Winter Grief, Summer Grace
Returning to Life After a Loved One Dies

     This is the first book in Augsburg Fortress Publishing's Willowgreen Series, introducing a distinctive format: full-page, full-color photographs by the author, creatively-written text, pages of meaningful quotations, and sections of practical suggestions for applying each principle offered. The seasons of the year will be your guide through the seasons of grief. A touch of spirituality is interwoven throughout. Read an excerpt. 64 pages. K211. $14.99.—Order now.

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What Will Help Me?
12 Things to Remember When You Have Suffered A Loss
How Can I Help?
12 Things To Do When Someone You Know Suffers A Loss

     This innovative double book is for two related groups of people. One side is for the bereaved and includes twelve affirming ideas in short, easy-to-read chapters. The other side is for those who want to help: practical suggestions for what can be done to assist those in grief. This best-seller is popular with hospices, hospitals, congregations, and funeral homes. Read an excerpt.
64 pages. K216. $6.95. Quantity discounts available. Order now.

eBook version (epub format). EB216. $5.50 Order Now.
eBook version (Kindle format). KIN216. $5.50 Order Now.

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When Mourning Dawns
Living Your Way Fully Through the Seasons of Your Grief

     This writing grew out of Jim Miller’s popular illustrated talks to the bereaved. Flowing words, meaningful quotations, and evocative black-and-white photography all work together to create a succinct yet comprehensive book. People report reading it many times. Read an excerpt.
64 pages. K235. $6.95. Quantity discounts available. Order now.

eBook version (epub format). EB235. $5.50 Order Now.
eBook version (Kindle format). KIN235. $5.50 Order Now.
Audio book version (MP3 format). AU235. $10.00. Order Now.

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When a Man Faces Grief
12 Practical Ideas to Help You Heal from Loss
A Man You Know Is Grieving
12 Ideas to Help Him Heal from Loss

     Tom Golden and Jim Miller teamed up to write this concise, informative guide. It’s another of Willowgreen’s innovative double books: half is for men as they grieve and the other half for those who want to understand the masculine style of grief and learn how to support men as they mourn. Read an excerpt.
64 pages. K207. $6.95. Quantity discounts available. Order now.

eBook version (epub format). EB207. $5.50 Order Now.
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One You Love Has Died

One You Love Has Died
Ideas for How Your Grief Can Help You Heal

     Jim Miller’s small book communicates the basics of grief in six short chapters. It contains illustrations from the lives of well-known people, as well as wisdom from the ages to assure and inspire the reader. Ideal as a giveaway. Read an excerpt.
32 pages. K208. $3.95. Quantity discounts available. Order now.

eBook version (epub format). EB208. $3.00 Order Now.
eBook version (Kindle format). KIN208. $3.00 Order Now.
Audio book version (MP3 format). AU208. $10.00. Order Now.

Un Ser Amado Ha Fallecido

Un Ser Amado Ha Fallecido
La aflicción como camino hacia su restablecimiento

The wisdom and encouragement of
One You Love Has Died is newly available in Spanish.
32 pages. SP218. $3.95. Quantity discounts available. Order now.

eBook version (epub format). ESP218. $3.00 Order Now.
eBook version (Kindle format). KIN218. $3.00 Order Now.

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How Will I Get Through the Holidays?
12 Ideas for Those Whose Loved One Has Died

     This book helps bereaved people understand what is happening to them and what to expect during the emotionally charged holiday times. Then it offers twelve ideas for navigating through these periods, with scores of specific suggestions. Included are many pages of thoughtful, time-honored quotations. Read an excerpt.
64 pages. K403. $6.95. Quantity discounts available. Order now.

eBook version (epub format). EB403. $5.50 Order Now.
eBook version (Kindle format). KIN403. $5.50 Order Now.
Audio book version (MP3 format). AU403. $10.00. Order Now.

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Helping the Bereaved Celebrate the Holidays
A Sourcebook for Planning Instructional and Remembrance Events

     Based upon community and congregational events that have taken place throughout North America, this book guides you in planning and producing “preparing-for-the-holidays” events for the recently bereaved. Topics include defining the needs of your community, coordinating the event, handling marketing, and overall design of the program. Many original and gathered ideas for services of remembrance are provided.
96 pages. K402. $7.95. Quantity discounts available. Order now.

eBook version (epub format). EB402. $6.25 Order Now.
eBook version (Kindle format). KIN402. $6.25 Order Now.

Change & Possibility

Change & Possibility
Discovering Hope in Life’s Transitions

     Using photography from the seasons and quotations from the ages, this newly printed book presents a validating concept of the three-fold process of human change. Included are practical suggestions for how to make your way through each phase of the transition process. An earlier, shorter version was entitled Welcoming Change.
80 pages. K224. $14.95. Quantity Discounts Available. Order now.
Audio book version (MP3 format). AU224. $10.00. Order now.

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Finding Hope
Ways to See Life in a Brighter Light

     A sense of hope can be critical to the grieving process. In this popular writing Ronna Jevne and Jim Miller offer twenty-two specific ideas about how to find, maintain, and increase your hope at such a critical time of your life. Yet this is more than a writing about hope—it is an experience in hope itself, filled with affirming quotations from the ages and Jim’s black and white photography. Read an excerpt. 64 pages. K615. $6.95. Quantity discounts available. Order now.

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My Shepherd Is the Lord
The Timeless Message of the 23rd Psalm

     This small book can be especially consoling for the bereaved. Jim Miller opens up one of the most beloved passages of all time in a style that is both direct and elegant. He goes on to interpret these words so they can carry meaning and assurance for the present moment. A video of the same title is also available. Read an excerpt.
32 pages. K823. $3.95. Quantity discounts available. Order now.
eBook version (epub format). EB823. $3.00 Order Now.
eBook version (Kindle format). KIN823. $5.50 Order Now.
Audio book version (MP3 format). AU823. $10.00. Order now.

DVDs

     Preview short segments of audiovisual presentations by selecting links in the catalog. The Windows Media Player or the QuickTime plugin is required before viewing these video clips. If you do not have either of these plugins, you may download them here: Windows Media Player or QuickTime. These will open in a new window. Close that window to return to this page.
     Most of the DVDs are priced according to how they will be used. To read further information about Closed-circuit TV (CCTV) Use, Professional Use, Congregational Use and Home Use, select this link.

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The Healing Promise of Grief: The DVD
Comforting Help in Your Time of Life

     In these twelve brief videos you’ll find answers to your questions about grief and at the same time experience support for the journey through grief. Comforting narration, quiet music, and beautiful nature photography will offer assurance and hope with each viewing. Ideal for individuals, support groups, and larger gatherings.

DVD902—36 minutes.
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Grieving Through the Holidays: The DVD
Four Videos for the Bereaved and
Those Who Care About the Bereaved

     Three of these short videos are for those who are grieving: 10 personal tips, 7 actions one can take, and 4 thoughtful words of hope about what it means to grieve during the holidays. A fourth video is for those who want to support the bereaved, offering 15 things they can do to help grieving people through the holiday time. Each video is inclusive, suitable for people of all faiths.

DVD902—16 minutes.
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Grief Has Its Seasons

Grief Has Its Seasons
Grieving as a Natural Process

     The newest Willowgreen audiovisual revisits the concept that normal grief is as natural as nature itself. This DVD, however, is not for grieving people themselves, as Invincible Summer is, but for those who want to understand about grief in general, including those who wish to learn more about working with the bereaved. You’ll experience the four seasons in beautiful illustrative photography along with an explanation of each of grief’s seasons, all united by thoughtful quotations. Jim Miller narrates it himself.
     16 minutes. DVD: #DVD101. Order online now by selecting the price link in the chart below for the version you want.

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Healing Meditations

     Six short (3- to 4-minute) presentations incorporate words, music, and photography in creative, inspiring ways. Titles include “The 23rd Psalm (KJV),” ”The 23rd Psalm, Paraphrased,” “The Lord’s Prayer,” “Prayer of St. Francis,” “A Caregiver’s Prayer,” and “As You Grieve.” Each combines Jim Miller’s voice and photographs with Jon Gillespie’s music. View samples.
     19 minutes. DVD: #DVD304. Order online now by selecting the price link in the chart below for the version you want.

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Invincible Summer
Returning to Life After Someone You Love Has Died

     Imagine a comforting voice helping you understand your grief. Picture photography from the seasons, artistic design, and soothing music. Imagine practical advice that's suited to people of all ages, including families with children. That's Invincible Summer. Ideal for use with groups. An award-winner at the John Muir Medical Film Festival. View Windows Media sample or QuickTime sample.
     17 minutes. DVD: #DVD201. Order online now by selecting the price link in the chart below for the version you want.

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When Mourning Dawns
Living Your Way Fully Through the Seasons of Your Grief

     People kept saying to Jim Miller, “How can I get a copy of your multi-media presentation for grieving people that incorporates your words and photographs with such lovely music?” Here is the answer: a high quality video production you can watch time and again. Learn about grief’s natural seasons and what you can do in each that will help. A support group guide is available for professionals here. View Windows Media sample or QuickTime sample.
     51 minutes. DVD: #DVD235. Order online now by selecting the price link in the chart below for the version you want.

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Listen to Your Sadness
Finding Hope Again After Despair Invades Your Life

     Find support and guidance for negotiating life's troubling times. Be introduced to a four-step process for dealing with the despair that can accompany loss and grief: experience the present, review the past, visualize the future, return to the present anew. Be renewed by the concluding assurance and reinforced by the life-giving affirmation.View Windows Media sample or QuickTime sample.
     18 minutes. DVD: #DVD202. Order online now by selecting the price link in the chart below for the version you want.

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How Do I Go On?
Re-designing Your Future After Crisis Has Changed Your Life

     Be led through a helpful five-step process for those times when the loss you're experiencing is more than just difficult—it’s life-changing, if not life-threatening. Be encouraged to refer to your own experiences and expand your own insights through the carefully-selected photography and the thoughtful script. Excellent for group discussion. View Windows Media sample or QuickTime sample.
     21 minutes. DVD: #DVD203. Order online now by selecting the price link in the chart below for the version you want.

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By the Waters of Babylon
A Spiritual Pilgrimage for Those Who Feel Dislocated

     Take a hauntingly beautiful pilgrimage unlike one you've taken before—not to places on earth but to places within your soul. Visit absence, aloneness, silence, and mystery. Stay in each place long enough to experience what else awaits: a presence, a solitude, a voice, and the Absolute Mystery. This presentation is can be used in its entirety or one section at a time. View Windows Media sample or QuickTime sample.
     45 minutes in six parts. DVD: #DVD303. Order online now by selecting the price link in the chart below for the version you want.

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We Will Remember
A Meditation for Those Who Live On

     Originally created as the centerpiece for a service of remembrance, this popular video uses imaginative nature photography, lilting music, and thoughtful narration to present its confirming message: we will do well to hold on to the memories of those who have gone before us, and allow those memories to lead us into our future. This piece has been used for a huge mass in the streets of New York City, in hospitals and homes everywhere, and in hundreds of services of remembrance. View Windows Media sample or QuickTime sample.
     11 minutes. DVD: #DVD401. Order online now by selecting the price link in the chart below for the version you want.

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Nothing Is Permanent Except Change
Learning to Manage Transition in Your Life

     This five-part insight-filled video escorts viewers through the three phases of all human transitions, of which grief is a common example. Five specific suggestions are offered for navigating through each phase. Beautiful photography from the seasons of the year is critical to the message. Appropriate for workshops and support groups, but also for individuals and families. This video can be used in sections. View Windows Media sample or QuickTime sample.
     33 minutes in five parts. DVD: #DVD204. Order online now by selecting the price link in the chart below for the version you want.

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My Shepherd Is the Lord: The Video
The Timeless Message of the 23rd Psalm

     One of the most memorized writings of all time contains one of the most consoling messages for the bereaved. Its seven short verses address many of the issues common to grief. Willowgreen now brings this psalm to life in a new way so its original meaning is uncovered and its present-day message is illuminated. Photography of stained glass windows, ancient texts, and beautiful scenes along with a warm narration and original music creates a captivating effect.
     19 minutes. DVD: #DVD823. Order online now by selecting the price link in the chart below for the version you want.

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