Coping With Grief

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grief at christmas

Dealing with Grief at Christmas

This season can be tough; here are clinical tips for how to manage grief during the holidays.

christmas joy

Finding Joy While Grieving at Christmas

The holidays can be a difficult time for some. One woman shares how she's channeling her grief into joyous action this season.

Looking to Biblical heroes for inspiration during dark times at Christmas.

When the Light of Christmas Goes Dark

If you’re hit with a tragedy this season, turn to these Biblical heroes for hope.

How to not fear death and look forward to heaven.

The Journey to Heaven

How not to fear the transition from life to death

Emily Maynard and family

Starting Over After Losing the Love of Your Life

Bachelorette star Emily Maynard shares how faith helped her recover from the shocking death of her fiancé and how she learned to spot “the one."

What not to say to somebody grieving

12 Things Not to Say to Someone Who Is Grieving

If you want to help a loved one facing loss, avoid some often-heard phrases. Discover what you can say and do to bring real comfort. 

Guideposts: Wayne Campbell, who created the foundation, Tyler’s Light, to honor his fallen son.

A Father Honors a Son Lost to Heroin Addiction

He watched his loving, talented son become addicted to painkillers before finally succumbing to a heroin overdose. How could he make sense of such a tragedy?

Guideposts: Rose Burns on her inspiring rafting adventure

Words of Wisdom from Mother to Son

In his story for the February-March 2016 issue of Mysterious Ways, Michael Burns writes of discovering, shortly after her passing, an inspiring essay his late mother had written. Here is that essay in its entirety.

Freedom tower. 9-11, we never forget.

9/11, We Never Forget

On 9/11 we can honor the dead by living lives of great care, by bringing goodness to a grieving world.

A garden becomes a source of hope for a grieving family.

The Garden That Healed Our Grief

A family finds peace and heavenly comfort in this excerpt from A Cool Drink of Water.