Coping With Grief

Coping with loss takes courage, reflection, and a lot of loving support. When you find yourself dealing with grief, remember to be gentle with yourself. The journey of coping with grief is complex, but it can ultimately lead to deep self-discovery, acceptance and peace.

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The Power God Gives Us to Comfort Others

When you encounter someone whose heart is broken, here’s what your faith calls you to do.

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A Divine Dream of Her Departed Husband

Proof that their love endured, to heaven and back.

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How Gratitude Can Help You Move on from Heartbreak

No matter the magnitude of the loss, you can choose to feel God’s presence.

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On the 20th Anniversary of 9/11, What Do We Yearn For?

The Jewish “Days of Awe” offer wisdom to help us reflect on the loss of that September morning.

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Small losses

Why No Loss Is Too Small to Grieve

Grief isn’t always tied to a big event. For a healthy outlook, there are small moments to be acknowledged as well.

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This Quilt Pattern Became a Source of Comfort in Her Grief

Her mother had passed without saying the three words she longed to hear. Would she find the connection longed for?

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3 Mysterious Stories of Divinely Crossed Paths

They were part of their loved ones’ journeys from this life to the next…

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An Extraordinary Vision of Her Late Husband

A dream featuring her late husband’s peculiar clothing reveals a miraculous message from above.

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They Took Direct Flights to Heaven

Our blogger recalls how his mother and a beloved parishioner both died quickly and peacefully.

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Her Biscuits Gave This Widow a New Purpose in Life

After her husband died, she thought she’d never cook again.

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3 Mysterious Testimonials of Illuminating Light

In their darkest hours, divine mystery brightened their path forward.

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A Mysterious Trinket Reminded Her That Angels Surrounded Her

She felt very alone after her husband passed away. Then she realized that support was always available.  

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This Heaven-Sent Red Glove Reassured Her That She Was Not Alone

Her anxiety about multiple situations threatened to overwhelm her. Then she prayed and asked God for a sign.

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The Perfect Christmas Memory of Her Late Father

A heaven-sent dream comforted her on the first Christmas without her dad.

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A Love-Filled Moment at the Anniversary of a Death

A year after my father died, I feel myself shifting into a new relationship with grief.

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Mourning and Moving On: Growing through Grief 

A pastor reflects on civil rights, loss and the Biblical case for coping with it all.

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