In my recent Dear Mom post, I shared how my son challenged me to write a letter to my now deceased mother, and to God, sharing the thoughts, sentiments, and feelings I would share if she were still here for Mother’s Day. Through the simple letter I wrote to my mom, I found healing and hope through the transformative power of God’s love.
Holidays are not always smiles and Hallmark cards. Are you one of the countless women whose heart is aching this Mother’s Day? God wants to bring comfort and healing to the brokenhearted.
Sometimes the hardest days end up bringing the most hope. On those days when everything in us cries out, “If only…” we may need to shift our perspective to see hope renewed. Will you trust Him with your “if only…”?
How do you comfort a friend who has lost a child? When a friend is grieving, what are encouraging words you can say? What are actions you can do to bring comfort to a friend in their time of loss.
When it comes to grief, there is no normal, because everyone grieves their own way. I’m often asked how long the grieving process takes, what are different ways to deal with grief, and how to support a grieving spouse or other loved one. In today’s article, I share 4 supportive ways to deal with grief.