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Sorry for Your Loss

“Sorry for your loss.” This is one of the most commonly used phrases when expressing condolences to someone who has lost a loved one. We have all said, written, or typed these words at some point in our lives. Sorry for Your Loss is also the name of a Facebook…

Scars in Heaven

“Scars in Heaven” by Casting Crowns is about finding hope after experiencing a devastating loss. This song is a comforting reminder that our loved ones are safe with Jesus in Heaven. He wipes away every tear, ends every disease, and heals every wound. Jesus bears the only scars in Heaven,…

Finding Faith After Loss

I remember the month my grandmother died well. My grandmother was my best friend. Growing up, I was attached to her hip. We went everywhere together, and I used to beg my parents to drop me off at her house quite frequently. As she got older, she became more recluse,…

Wisdom

January is an interesting month. We celebrate the coming of a new year, filled with hope for the future and we reflect on the year we leave behind. We celebrate the Epiphany and the revealing of Christ to the three Wise Men or Magi who came from three very different parts…

Messages from Heaven

After losing a loved one, you may feel like your connection to them is severed. However, while death may take away their physical presence, it doesn’t take their spirit. You may receive signs from the departed in Heaven to tell you they are safe, give advice, or remind you that…

Memories

God gave us memories so that we might have roses in December. J.M. Barrie Memories are cherished moments from the past that we hold close to our hearts. They allow us to reflect on good times. Perhaps your favorite memory is your wedding, the birth of a child, a special…

10 New Year’s Resolutions for Grievers

There are only a few days left in 2022, which means 2023 is right around the corner! As we approach the new year, many of us are beginning to plan our New Year’s Resolutions. Such as saving money, losing weight, making a career change, etc. One thing that I love…

A Christmas Prayer

Dear Lord, We pray for those who are missing a loved one this year. The holidays can be such a difficult time for them. We lift up all who are feeling alone, isolated, or forgotten. We pray for those who are grieving the loss of someone they love. We pray…

Faith

When most hear the word faith, we immediately think of belief in something greater, but depending on how faith is used, it can bring about so many strong feelings. We can have faith in a person or in how we act toward one another when we act in good faith, and…

The Holidays Always Find a Way

Celebrating the holidays after the loss of a loved one feels different. A time that was once filled with joy, laughter, and gratitude may be replaced with feelings of emptiness and grief. Unfortunately, I am familiar with those feelings this year. My aunt passed away in March, and with the…

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