Category Archives: Grief

From “For Heaven’s Sake” by Brian Kingslake

“Plato pointed out, four hundred years before Jesus was born, that the soul must survive the death of the body, because disease, or accident, or the assassin’s knife, which destroy the physical body, are physical only, and so cannot touch … Continue reading

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I can relate to this

“Grief comes in and out like waves from the ocean. Sometimes when you least expect it, a huge wave comes along and pulls your feet right out from under you. ” Alan Wolfelt

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But…

It occurred to me that my last post might not be comforting, as intended. Rather than my deleting it, let me explain. I believe the reality of our being spiritual beings, who for a time live in natural bodies, can … Continue reading

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Christmas is coming

Since your partner passed into the next life, anticipating the holidays without him or her can be upsetting and painful. It can help if instead of just dreading the Christmas season or Christmas day, you make plans. Take care of … Continue reading

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Miracles

Christmas is about miracles. The miracle of the Lord’s birth into the world of humans and the miracle of His love continuing to pour down in such a variety of ways. The season brings to focus the better part of … Continue reading

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Christmas is coming –

If this is your first Christmas since you became a widow or widower, getting through the holidays can be difficult. What brought joy to the season in the past, may cause pain when you are grieving. There are no hard … Continue reading

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Grief & change

“It is possible to shift from feeling grief as ‘something that happens to you’ to ‘something you do to heal’. You are the one person who can change the pain to possibility…’” I Wasn’t Ready to Say Goodbye by Brook … Continue reading

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She is gone

You can shed tears that she is gone or you can smile because she has lived. You can close your eyes and pray she’ll come back or you can open your eyes and see all she’s left. Your heart can … Continue reading

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Grief guilt

Too many suffer from adding guilt to their grief. One area where this is true is with those who feel they’ve let God and/or their partner down or who question their own faith. They may feel that if they really … Continue reading

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From a friend

“People imagine that losing a loved one works kind of like missing cigarettes. The first day is really hard and the next day is less hard and so forth, easier and easier the longer you go on. But instead it’s like missing … Continue reading

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