Grief & Loss
Quotes and articles with tips and resources to manage grief and loss of a parent, father, mother, child or friend. The stages of grief, healing from grief…
Hope Prevails, Dr. Michelle Bengtson
What Do You Do When The Trials Come?
Bob Sorge, in Secrets of the Secret Place, wrote: “To wait on God is to stare at his hand.” And in those desperate times, those times when this world has no viable immediate answers, our only solution is to hope, to wait on God, trusting His promises, staring into His hand of mercy, grace, love, favor, and provision.
Finding Hope After Losing a Loved One to Suicide - Episode 128
Karisa Moore lost her oldest son to suicide in 2014. In this episode, Karisa and I talk about finding hope after losing a loved one to suicide. Grief is a dance we don’t want, but we can grieve with hope. As a mental health professional, suicide is a topic we don't talk about enough. When we don't talk about it, the enemy uses it to keep us isolated, feeling alone, and in despair.
Grieving with Hope After the Loss of a Loved One
Grieving with hope after the loss of a loved one to suicide is possible even when it seems impossible. While suffering the heartache of losing her son, Karis Moore stands firm and chooses to grieve with hope. She shares with us the tools and habits she is using as she walks through grief and trials. Hope in Jesus never disappoints.
How to Treat A Prodigal Child: Rediscover the Jewel | Dr. Michelle Bengtson
Parents of a prodigal child often suffer much pain and heartache through their experience and long for hope. My friend, Judy Slegh, learned how to treat her prodigal child so that she could rediscover the jewel in him. Her efforts were successful. She shares the life changing process the Holy Spirit led her through in today’s post. #prodigal #hope #healing #parenting #faith
Discovering Joy in the Midst of Hard Times – Episode 112 | Dr. Michelle Bengtson
Hard times. Everyone has either faced them, they’re experiencing them now, or they’re headed into a hard time. Hard times often challenge our joy. In today’s episode, I talk Heidi McLaughlin who experienced several hard times in a row and yet shares with us how she learned to discover joy in the midst of hard times. #findingjoy #hardtimes #joy #faith #hope
Hope for the One True Love
Sometimes a grieving heart will lead us to look for love in all the wrong places. In this podcast, Maureen Hager shares about being lured into the life of an outlaw motorcycle gang and how God intervened to save her. #faith #hope
Help for the Grieving
While we always want to have the right thing to say to someone who is grieving, often just listening and being present is what helps the most. Read more for 10 ways to help the grieving during the holidays. #grieving #griefandloss #hope
Depression Feels Like a Broken Heart
Have you ever gone through a situation so painful that you thought you might not recover? The good news is that no matter what we go through, we can trust God to be faithful to His promises. #mentalhealth #depression #hope
Your Rx: 40 Scriptures that Combat Worry, Fear, Anxiety and Panic
Worry, fear, and anxiety are emotions that most of us will experience at some point in our life. Stand on these 40 Bible verses to overcome. #fear #worry #anxiety #Bible #Bibleverses #scripture
Trusting God: It's Not That Complicated
During the difficult trials, my trust muscle often seems weak. Sometimes, we make situations more complicated than they really are. One morning, I gained clarity on why it’s not complicated to trust God more. #trustGod #faith #God
How to Find Joy Even in the Midst of Pain – Episode 78
My guest knows pain, loss, and grief, and yet, God challenged her to find the joy in her everyday despite her circumstances. Tricia Thirey has faced some of life’s most difficult circumstances and will share how to find joy even in the midst of pain. #hardtimes #findingjoy #joy #faith
Climb the Mountain With Trust
Have you ever been in the valley, looking up at the enormity of the mountain, yet feeling ill-equipped for the trek? When a mountain obscures our path, trusting God is the first step toward throwing that mountain into the sea. #trustGod #faith
Hope for the Grieving Parent: How to Help a Grieving Friend – Episode 3
In this episode, Susan Mead and I talk about finding hope and calm in the chaos after the loss of a child and how to help a grieving friend. Whether you’ve lost a child to death, or even perhaps lost the dreams you had for your child because of illness or disability, or perhaps you are a friend or loved one to a grieving parent, we want you to know that you are not alone, and that there is hope despite the darkness you may feel. #grief #griefandloss #hope #grievingparent
Leaning Into God When the World Around You is Shaky
We may be surprised when we face trials, but God is not. He even told us to expect to hard times. But, how do we overcome? Learning to lean into God when the world around us is shaky is key. Read more here for biblical insights in learning to trust God. #faith #God #trustingGod
How To Find Hope in the Midst of Grief – Episode 70
My guest, Anne Peterson, knows pain and loss. She experienced miscarriage, the murder of her sister (a victim of domestic violence), and the death of close family members including her infant grandchild. In this podcast, she shares how she finds hope in the midst of grief. #grief #griefandloss #hope #death