Grief

Autumn forest
Coping With Grief

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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Firefighter in California
How to Pray

Pray a Litany in a Season of Wildfires

When natural disasters threaten homes and lives, here are words to calm fears and guide thoughts.

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An angel holding a nest of eggs. Illustration by Daniela Terrazini
Angels

A Special Mourning Dove Was Her Source of Comfort and Hope

After the death of her son, the beloved bird brought her peace and reminded her of God's grace.

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Raylene Nickel; photo by Stephanie Blumhagen
Answered Prayers

How Six Sheets of Yellowed Paper Eased Her Loneliness

Feeling alone during the Covid-19 pandemic, this farmer prayed to hear her late husband's voice. Had she been too bold?

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Rick Hamlin with his mom and siblings
Inspiring Stories

3 Signs of Comfort in the Midst of Grief

A reminder that not everything is chaos these days. Hope and God’s love still present themselves.

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Prayers for grieving
Power of Prayer

10 Prayers on the Death of a Loved One

When a grieving heart struggles to express its loss, these Bible verses will help.

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A road with sunshine at the end.
Coping With Grief

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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Bill Courtney, CEO of Classic American Hardwoods
Stories of Faith

He Lost His Spiritual Mentor to the Coronavirus

A businessman struggles with his faith after his dear friend dies of Covid-19.

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Stu Reininger
Dogs

An Insistent Dog Opened His Eyes to God's Grace

He wanted to be alone in his grief, but on a rural hiking trail in Calabria, Italy, a 60-pound puppy wouldn't take no for an answer.

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Butterflies/ Illustration by Jim Tsinganos
God's Grace

These Butterflies Brought Comfort from Beyond

Three stories of grieving people who all found solace from butterflies that flew into their lives at just the right time.

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