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.
Grieving at Christmas
Coping With Grief

How to Mourn a Loved One During the Holidays

Understanding the difference between grief and mourning can help you navigate a difficult season with self-compassion and grace.

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In need of help
Power of Prayer

What Can I Do in a Desperate Situation?

No matter what it is—death, divorce, homelessness, job loss—you can always turn to prayer.

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Adjusting to life changes
Managing Life Changes

How to Adjust to Big Life Changes

Feeling comfortable in a new reality takes time—give yourself the gift of letting things settle on their own schedule.

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Loss at Thanksgiving
Life Advice

4 Ways to Cope with Grief During the Holidays

The holiday season can be emotional when you’re grieving. Try these tips for being kind to yourself and finding moments of joy amidst the sorrow.

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Nationals win the World Series
Positive Living

A World Series Win in a Season of Loss

The Washington Nationals’ historic victory is bittersweet for anyone who is, like me, grieving a fan.

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Barbranda Lumpkins Walls
Stories of Faith

Gratitude and Grief: When a Loved One Dies on Thanksgiving

Losing her father on a holiday was hard, but it also allowed her family to truly celebrate his life.

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Wanda Rosseland on her Montana farm
Stories of Hope

A Grieving Widow Is Reassured that God Provides

At the auction of her late husband's farm machinery, she is comforted to realize that young farmers will carry on his legacy.

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Comforting a friend
Stories of Faith

How a Faith Community Can Support Us Through Grief

A set of beliefs, practices, rituals and traditions can meet us where we are during a time of terrible loss.

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Love between mother and daughter
How to Pray

How Big Things Put Little Things in Perspective

The love of a mother and a daughter gives the day its proper prayer focus.

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Finding meaning in grief
Coping With Grief

How to Use Personal Hardships to Help Others

When we face adversity, we have a choice. We can give up or turn our situation into something meaningful.

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