Grief & Loss

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Are You Feeling Lonely When You Weep?

Do you feel alone when you weep, as if no one understands the depth of your grief? What if I told you someone does? Would you believe me?

Do you feel alone when you weep, as if no one understands the depth of your grief? What if I told you someone does? Would you believe me? As I knelt by the graveside of yet another person I loved gone in 2017 the tears welled up. Teardrops fell one by one on to the grass where I knelt to pray. As I looked up at the beauty surrounding me, a familiar verse came to mind, one which had brought...

What Helps When You Are Grieving?

It is inevitable at some point in our lifetimes we all will find ourselves grieving. Our grief will be unique to each of us. However, we can learn from each other ways to ease the pain. Today, I want to share the best thing I ever learned about grieving.

It is inevitable at some point in our lifetimes we will all find ourselves grieving. Losses are part of our earthly world. How we process, our grief will be unique to each of us. However, we can each be a part of easing the pain of another by sharing what helps when we are grieving.  Today, I will share the best thing I ever learned about grieving. First, let me reveal a truth....

Is It Grief or Depression? Guest Post by Dr. Michelle Bengtson

Do you ever struggle with deciphering whether you are feeling grief or depression? Do you wonder if you need a little extra help? It is so hard to know at times because we all grieve so differently. To kick off our new series on grief, I am thrilled to welcome Dr. Michelle Bengtson as our guest today. She has a unique insight both as a professional and as someone who understands deep pain. You can find her blogging over on...

When You Know Holidays Will Be a Struggle

Does the mere mention of the upcoming holidays cause you to gasp for air, sweat profusely, or wish the season was over before it begins? Maybe you know up front the holidays are going to be a struggle; which makes it hard to look forward to them. However, understanding what helps can make a world of difference. What is your biggest struggle or challenge of the season? Skip the pat answers and go deep. The difficulty will be unique to...