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Grief Loss and Bereavement

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Death in the Family Causes us to Think About Heaven

I had a death in the family this week. After all the losses I’ve experienced, each death just reminds me how short our time really is. Life is fleeting, a passing in the wind. My heart is saddened for those who were closest to him. My brother-in-law was too young to die. Over the years, I’ve … Continue reading

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How to Deal with the Loss of a Pet

Have you ever lost a pet? The grief over the death of a pet can be as real as losing a family member. Pets grow up with us. They develop an unforgettable bond with us. When we lose our pet, we grieve over that special bond. We lost our best friend, we lost our baby, … Continue reading

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How to Deal with Loss and Grief During the Holidays

The days of grief are profound. Grief is all-consuming and it paralyzes the human spirit. Whether the loss was recent, or it happened years ago, dealing with loss during the holidays can feel like yesterday’s pain. Memories flood out, heartache seeps in, and the soul weeps in anguish. Nothing prepares one to face grief. Friends, … Continue reading

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Encouraging Words for Someone Who Has Lost a Loved One

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” Matthew 11:28-30 A dear … Continue reading

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Brokenness before God: A spiritual journey

Brokenness becomes a relentless dream in reality. In a deep sense of loss with a drive to succeed, a contradiction in many ways, brokenness leads to soul-searching. When you’re at the end of your rope, when you have “hit rock bottom” many will say, that is when you realize your faith in God. The Bible teaches us to rely … Continue reading

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A Stretch of Faith

Stretching yourself in faith, reaching out for that unknown requires perseverance.When the future looks bleak and the past is painful, you need a new perspective. Take a different outlook by turning the situation into something more positive. The past is what it is, you cannot change it. Learning to let go will require a healthy … Continue reading

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