Grief

Gods Blessing in Grieving

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Ross Anderson God’s Blessings in Grief Consider some ways that God promises to intervene to bless his people when we suffer from grief.  God gives comfort. Jesus taught “God blesses those who mourn, for they will be comforted” (Matthew 5:4). God is ultimately the source of that comfort. All praise to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. God is our merciful Father and the source of all comfort. He comforts us in all our troubles so that we can comfort others. When they are troubled, we will be able to give them the same comfort God has given us. (2 Corinthians 1:3-4) As we receive God’s...

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What Is Grief?

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Bryan & Tracy What Is Grief? Grief means deep sadness. It’s usually connected to the loss of someone important in your life. Grief has many facets. It is complicated, long lasting, and unpredictable. Grief is very individual. No two people do it alike. H. Norman Wright wrote a great book called Experiencing Grief. In the book he describes grief to be like a wave. The process and emotions of grief build over time like the stirring of the sea. Then, in an unexplained moment, you are overcome with emotion. It comes with force, much like a wave crashing to shore. It’s triggered by a song,...

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Questions for Grieving

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Questions for Grieving Grieving the loss of a loved one is hard. Talking about it is essential, and the questions here can spark a conversation between you and a friend who wants to help. 1. Take some time to make a list of the emotions you’ve been feeling. Which ones are more dominant during the day? During the night? 2. How often have you been talking to others? Who has been most helpful for you? 3. What do you remember most about your loved one or your relationship together? 4. Do you ever feel restless or in “high gear”? Do you feel the need to be constantly busy, beyond what’s normal...

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God Cares in Time of Grief

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God’s Care in Times of...

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How to Grieve Like a Man

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  How to Grieve Like a Man Our culture often puts pressure on men to bottle up their emotions and take suffering “like a man”. While it’s true that men grieve differently than women, here are a few things to keep in mind:  You are called to lead in your grief. In your grief, don’t forget that you are a leader at home. If you shut down, the family shuts down. If you break, the family breaks. Jesus is the ultimate head of your home, but you are next in line. Keep your calling in mind as you process your grief. Don’t be afraid to ask for prayer. Godly men need God. Admit this fact in your...

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Some Dos and Don’ts for Helping Those coping with Grief

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Some Do’s and Don’ts for Helping Those Who Are...

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