Finding Solace – Temple Directory

Find solace and healing, whatever the cause, among the rich resources available worldwide. Just when you think you are alone, there can suddenly seem a world of similar experience, yet to be explored*. This by no means diminishes any grief or hardship, but it makes it much easier to bear. If you would like to add a book review, or recommend a resource, please contact site administration on the “Welcome” page.

Temple Directory:


Biographies and Books:

(Listed by Book Title.)

“A Grief Observed” by C.S. Lewis

BBC TV, UK – Recommended Reading for Bereavement

“Further Along The Road Less Travelled: Going to Omaha – The Issue of Death and Meaning” by M. Scott Peck, MD (Audio Book)

“Good Grief” by Carol Lee

Grief Titles by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

“Just me” by Sheila Hancock

“Life is a Roller Coaster – Making Descansos” by Heather Blakey, online e-book/tribute

“Loving and Losing a Pet” by Michael Stern, PHD and Susan Cropper, DVM

“Now That The Funeral Is Over” by Doris Zagdanski and other grief titles by author

“The Year of Magical Thinking” by Joan Didion

“Time Unfinished – Loss, Grief and Healing” by Sandie Rotberg

Online Healing and Grief Resources, Australia:

Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement

Better Health, Loss and Grief, Loss and Grief

Dealing with Grief and Loss

DepressioNET – Self Help

Descansos, Soul Food Cafe

National Association for Loss and Grief

Young Adult Health 18-25’s

Warming the Stone Artist – Soul Food Cafe

Online Healing and Grief Resources, Worldwide:

Coping with Grief, BBC TV, UK

Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Foundation, USA

Good Grief Centre, USA

Good, USA (Children’s issues, and child grief)

Grief and Loss – Help, USA

Grief and Loss Resource Centre, USA

Helping Yourself Through Grief – BBC TV, UK, USA


“Amelie”, FR

“Careful He Might Hear You”, AU

“Carrington”, UK

“Conservations with my Gardener”, FR

“The English Patient”, USA

“Feast of Love”, USA

“Finding Neverland”, USA

“Four Weddings and a Funeral”, UK

“Frida”, USA

“Gallipoli”, AU

“How to Make an American Quilt”, USA

“In My Father’s Den”, NZ

“Jindabyne”, AU

“Lantana”, AU

“Look Both Ways”, AU

“Map of the Human Heart”, USA

“Mrs Henderson Presents”, UK

“Picnic At Hanging Rock”, AU

“Tuesdays With Morrie”, USA

“Twin Sisters”, Netherlands.

“The Very Long Engagement”, FR

Great Philosophers, Inspiring Minds:

Christine de Pizan – Life and Writings.

Albert Einstein, Nobel Peace Prize – General Resources, Writings.

Ralph Waldo Emerson – Life and Writings.

General Philosophy Resource – Wikipedia.

Hildegard of Bingen – Medieval Mystic

Brian Johnson – Philosopher’s Notes TV

Friedrich Schiller, Schiller Institute – “Ode to Joy”

Albert Schweitzer, Nobel Peace Prize, “Reverence for Life”

Henry David Thoreau – Life and Writings.

Marianne Williamson – “Our Deepest Fear…”

Music and Song:

Andrea Bocelli – Sacred Arias DVD

Cafe Del Mar Chill Out Music, Ibiza

Christine Sullivan – Healing Music

The Healing Music Organisation, USA

Mike Sheppard – The Soul Rests Eternal, UK

Positive Music Association, USA

Scott Johnson, USA – Motivational/Healing Music

Zayra Yves – Modern Mystic

Pets and Animals:

A Healthy Me – When a Pet Dies – Grieving the Loss of your Pet

Death of a Family Pet – How to Cope

How Pets Help During Bereavement

Poets and Poetry:

Bereavement Poems and Articles

Grief Poets

Poet’s Corner – Bereavement and Loss

Rupert Brooke and Other War Poets

Sacred Places:

Chartres Labyrinth, France

Glastonbury – Isle of Avalon

Great Pyramid of Giza, Egypt

Isle of Iona, Scotland

Uluru and Kata Tjuta (Katajuta), NT, Australia


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