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.
Christina, a Guideposts staffer

Wayfarers Inn: Coping With Loss

Real people share their stories of grief and loss in the hopes of helping other navigate moving forward after unimaginable tragedy. 

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The film about a high school girls' volleyball team's road to victory serves an inspiring message about faith and healing after terrible loss. 

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How not to fear the transition from life to death

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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."

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Allow God's Scripture to speak words of comfort and hope in your time of need.

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