Comfort for the Day

Living through the seasons of grief.

When You Can’t Wait for Heaven

Every once in awhile I come across another author who allows the words in his heart to say what I really need to hear, know or understand.  A few days … Continue reading

July 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

When Comforting Gets Tough

Comforting a grieving friend can have its prickly moments, but when authentic support is given and received, it is deeply satisfying for both parties.  While it is basic to our … Continue reading

February 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

What Goes Under the Tree for the Grieving?

You may have people in your circle of family or friends who have been processing the pain of the death of a loved one.  What kind of gift would be … Continue reading

December 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Your Personal Gift to the Grieving

So You’re Uncomfortable ~ Do you know why you feel uncomfortable and awkward about reaching out to a grieving friend?  There are probably many reasons, but the one I want … Continue reading

December 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

A New Christmas Perspective

Christmas is almost here! What an amazing time of year…..YES, an amazing time of year. I’m not sure it is the “Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” for those who … Continue reading

December 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

An Open Letter to Those who Grieve

  Dear Friend, So many of us are touched by your pain.  We may have spent a sleepless night wondering how difficult this time of loss must be for you.  … Continue reading

November 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

A New Kind of Bucket List

Do you have a “Bucket List?” Usually we think of this list including all kinds of wonderful places to go, things to do and people to meet before we die.  … Continue reading

October 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

5 Mourning Myths

 Mourning Myths As in every area of life, there are myths and there are facts.  Those who mourn and those who support them need to understand that our culture has perpetrated … Continue reading

September 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Something Changed

Remembering 911 is very different for me this year.  Just a couple of months ago I became friends with Ellen and Shannon who have allowed God to bring beauty from … Continue reading

September 11, 2015 · 1 Comment

A Child’s Grief

Myth # 1  Infants and Toddlers are too Young to Grieve. I have often said that children are the forgotten grievers.   Much attention is offered to adults by other adults, … Continue reading

July 27, 2015 · 3 Comments