Death

When a loved one dies, sorrow and grief surround us. But your memories of happy times together survive the sadness, and your belief that death is not the end can comfort you following a loss.

Saying goodbye to an old family friend.
Friends

Saying Goodbye to a Peale Family Friend

As a lifelong friendship comes to a close, its blessings live on.

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An artist's rendering of a glowing heavenly light hovering over a patient's bed
God's Grace

A Spiritual Director on Inspiring 'Sunset Moments' of the Dying

Spiritual director Ann Satterfield talks about mysteries and miracles that can occur at the end of life on this earth.

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Liam Neeson portrait
God's Grace

A Mysterious Bird Brings a Message to Liam Neeson

Actor Liam Neeson's Catholic faith and Irish heritage help guide the characters he portrays. One morning he was greeted by an ominous, red-breasted bird with a startling surprise.

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Finding Joy in Dark Times
Devotions for Men

Finding Joy in Dark Times

Pinnacles of joy are only mountains beyond which there are many more mountains...

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In death, the sweet with the bitter
Managing Life Changes

The Sweet with the Bitter

In the face of a family death, a mom passes along a gift to the next generation.

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How 6 earth angels comfort a grieving family
Angels

Angels Comfort a Grieving Family

At the loss of a sister, six earthly angels swoop in to comfort a grieving family.

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6 tips for responding to the words of the dying.
Life After Death

5 Ways to Respond to the Last Words of the Dying

In Part 3, linguist Lisa Smartt shares some wisdom for family, friends and caregivers.

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Speech patterns in the words of the dying reveal more about life after death.
Life After Death

5 Characteristics of the Last Words of the Dying

In Part 2, linguist Lisa Smartt uncovers patterns of speech that reveal more about life after death.

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The meaning of the last words of the dying.
Life After Death

The Words of the Dying–Part 1

Her father's death moves a linguist to explore the meaning of the mysterious final words of the dying.

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How to not fear death and look forward to heaven.
Coping With Grief

The Journey to Heaven

How not to fear the transition from life to death

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