“There are some people who could hear you speak a thousand words and still not understand you. And there are other who will understand without you even speaking a word.” – Yasmin Mogahed

We Need Not Walk Alone

The national magazine of The Compassionate Friends,We Need Not Walk Alone, featuring articles by and for parents, siblings, and grandparents who are grieving the death of a child in their family.

Have you written a story or poem you’d like to have considered for publication in We Need Not Walk Alone? You don’t have to be a professional writer—just someone who has a story to tell that will touch our readers or in some way help them cope with the natural grief process. Please use the form on this page to submit articles. For more details or questions, email Sara Zeigler at

We’re also looking for story ideas that can be developed into publication quality articles.

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Spring 2024

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