Loss

Anniversary of 9/11
Coping With Grief

On the 20th Anniversary of 9/11, What Do We Yearn For?

The Jewish “Days of Awe” offer wisdom to help us reflect on the loss of that September morning.

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Grieving
Emotional and Mental Health

Honoring the Process of Grief and Loss

Notes on Grief—Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s slim, profound book—paints a vivid picture of losing a beloved family member.

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Kaleel Sakakeeny and a puppy pal
Pets

Grieving a Pet: How an Animal Chaplain Can Help You Heal

You don’t have to shoulder your loss alone. 

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Charlie the beagle and Jack, one of his three human brothers
Dogs

Saying Goodbye to Her Beloved Beagle

This dog had brought her family so much joy. There was one last thing she wanted to do for him.

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Praying through tragedy
Prayers for Strength

10 Bible Passages (and a Hymn) to Pray When Tragedy Strikes

When your heart and mind find it hard to pray, these words may help.

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Dr. Robert Lesslie photographed in his office in May 2015. Photo by Davis Turner for Guideposts
Friends

Dr. Robert Lesslie: Guideposts Loses a Beloved Author

A call to prayer for the sudden loss of life and the gun violence that affects us all.

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A Week Away film starring Kevin Quinn and Bailee Madison--Netflix 2021
Movies and TV

Sing and Dance Along to the New Faith-Based Musical, ‘A Week Away’

Set at a Christian summer camp, Netflix’s new teen musical features both original music and classic Christian songs.

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An illustration of a jack, guitar, hibiscus flower, and license plate; Illustration by Stuart Briers
God's Grace

5 Signs from Beyond from Her Late Son

After her son passed, these mysterious experiences showed that their love could never be broken.

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Bob Flach holds Lulu the ruffed grouse
Inspiring Stories

How a Ruffed Grouse Became This Grieving Husband's Best Friend

He didn’t think he could go on without his wife. But God sent him just the right companion.

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Baking challah bread
Positive Living

The Positive Power of a Weekly Food Routine

Making or buying a meaningful food is a way to mark time and reconnect with yourself.

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