Inspirational Thoughts from our Founder, Lilly Julien


What began as an intro to our COPE Newsletter has become a journal of sorts, of my thoughts and feelings over the past 5 years…

August 2018

Posted by: joan@copefoundation.org | Categories: Inspirational Thoughts from our Founder, Lilly Julien


Dear COPE Families,   I could not have imagined my dream of COPE would generate such a ripple effect helping so many people in grief living with their loss. The growing need for support has necessitated hiring a full-time Clinical Director, Michelle Graff, LCSW, who many of you have …

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July 2018

Posted by: joan@copefoundation.org | Categories: Inspirational Thoughts from our Founder, Lilly Julien


Dear COPE Families, Navigating your way through grief. You lose your mind.  You find your senses. Compass-passion…compassion. Listen for guidance. Compassion for self. Heart is where the peace is. Step out of the mind into the heart. You don’t get …

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June 2018

Posted by: joan@copefoundation.org | Categories: Inspirational Thoughts from our Founder, Lilly Julien


Dear COPE Families, There are circumstances in every relationship that may cause us moments of regret.  With grief comes regret. Regret for all that we’re missing…regret for all that our loved ones missed. Regret for what we didn’t say…regret for …

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