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.
Devotion for September 11th: I pray it becomes a day to remember courage and grace and love
Daily Devotions

Devotion for September 11th

I pray it becomes a day to remember courage and grace and love.

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A garden becomes a source of hope for a grieving family.
Coping With Grief

The Garden That Healed Our Grief

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

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Guideposts: Thomas Alva Edison, Maya Angelou and Steve Jobs
Life After Death

Famous Last Words

The often mysterious last words of the dying have long captured public attention. Are they merely final utterances? Or could they possibly hold a clue to the wonder that awaits us in the hereafter?

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A pileated woodpecker in nature.
Coping With Grief

A Comforting Sign from Heaven

In this excerpt from Thin Places, a grieving family receives a comforting message from heaven.

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Independence Day fireworks memorial for mom

An Odd Fourth of July Farewell

Her mother had a dying wish—to blast off with the fireworks on Independence Day.

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We can find grace in our grief.
Coping With Grief

Grief's Grace

When something bad happens, we are connected like never before.

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Charleston church shootings prayer circle; Guideposts
Power of Prayer

Charleston Church Shootings: Prayer Unites Us

We can link ourselves in prayer today, knowing that it is the first step toward healing and understanding.

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Hands at prayer.

Praying for Our Families

A beautiful tribute to a prayer warrior grandmother.

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Dream come true: Kathy with her sons, Bobby and Nic, at her Honey Bee Café
Finding Life Purpose

Living Your Dreams After Tragedy

A close-knit Amish community and a forgotten old building in Sugarcreek, Ohio, lead to a fresh start for a young widow and her children at the Honey Bee Café.

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Edward Grinnan and Millie

God Bless You All for Your Loving Prayers

A dog to love for however long we may have her before God gently takes her home.

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