Gifts From Above

So many hurting people crave comfort. They crave a sign that they are going to be okay or that their departed loved ones are okay.  (Last week I shared a quote from “God’s Healing in Grief.” The article is “Are They Okay.“) Grieving people crave comfort so much that they may be deceived into believing…

Are They Okay?

“Dear one, if your loved ones were believers in Jesus Christ, if they were Christians, Jesus knows them and He gave them eternal life. No one is able to snatch them out of the Father’s hand. They are okay; you have no need to worry or be concerned about them. They are in the presence…

The Worst Pain

Recently, some grieving people were discussing their losses. They talked about the pain and sorrow of losing a loved one. The also discussed the comfort they had found through their faith. One of these gals had lost her husband, the love of her life, after more than fifty years of marriage. Another had lost a…

What NOT to say to a grieving family

When we see someone hurting, we all want to say something, anything, to make it better. But the truth is, you cannot make it better with your words. And some things can actually make a grieving par… READ MORE…What NOT to say to a grieving family  Get “What Bereaved Parents Want You To Know…” and…

How did he die?

Was he sick? Was it suicide? Was it a heart attack? Overdose? Did he die instantly? Who found him? Did he have a stroke? Did they try CPR? Who was he with? Did they do an autopsy? Have you read the… READ MORE: How did he die?

Stress Zits 

After spending last weekend with a newly bereaved family and facing another funeral today…I woke up this morning to ugly stress zits.  To add a bit of levity, I made a pretty meme.  Yes, for those early in this grief journey, some of us have lost our minds. We laugh at strange things. But we…