Grief

Barbranda Lumpkins Walls
Family

Dealing with Grief During the Holidays

Barbranda Lumpkins Walls shares how her family coped with her father’s passing on Thanksgiving Day.

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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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A senior couple walking across a bridge during the Autumn season.
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How to Recognize Depression in Seniors

Learn the warning signs of depression and how you can offer support to your loved one.

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Diane Stark (left) and her mother-in-law, Judy
Living Longer, Living Better

How Technology Helped a Lonely Widow Reconnect

Diane wanted to help her mother-in-law overcome loneliness, but first she had to convince her that technology was to be embraced, not avoided.

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Diane Stark (right) and her mother-in-law, Judy
Living Longer, Living Better

How a Lonely Widow Reconnected with Loved Ones

Overcoming her aversion to smartphones and social media opened up her world.

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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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A prayer for every feeling
How to Pray

A Calming Prayer for Every Feeling

Exhausted? Upset? Frustrated? Offended? Confused? There’s a prayer for that.

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A pair of tickets to a Journey concert
Angels

The Heaven-Sent Concert Tickets

Months after losing her sister to cancer, she won tickets to see their favorite band perform.

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How to pray your grief to God
How to Pray

How to Pray During Life’s Darkest Moments

Prayers of grief, loss or betrayal—laments—are thoroughly biblical ways to talk to God.

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A portrait of Norman Ray Graves.
Addiction and Recovery

Music Helped Him Overcome Drug Addiction

He went to a substance treatment center that had a special place for him in the choir. Finding God through song made him realize he was never lost.

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