Sally A. Connolly, a retired school counselor and teacher, is editor of the monthly newsletter for the Massachusetts School Counselors Association. She is also editor of A BOY FROM LAWRENCE: The Collected Writings of Eugene F. Connolly (2006), a verbal scrapbook of a teacher's spiritual journey. Midwest Book Review says the book is "filled with such treasures. It is recommended for those in need of comfort, illumination, redirection, grace, or prayer."
A widow recommends ways to speed recovery and improve emotional health after the loss of a loved one. By using talents and interests, the bereaved can cope with the present and begin to move toward healing and a meaningful future.