Category: Grief

No! God Didn’t Need Another Angel in Heaven…And Other Ridiculous Things We Need to Stop Saying to Those Who Are Grieving!

I see it far too often. Sincere, well-meaning individuals who, in an effort to comfort the grieving, end up saying something that causes further damage. Things like: "What a blessing…
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Ruined By Hope

The photo above was taken by Kevin Carter. It won a Pulitzer Prize and was awarded Picture of the Year by The American Magazine. Disturbing, isn’t it? It depicts a Sudanese…
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My Problem with the Phrase, “Everything Happens for a Reason”

Many well-intended Christians struggle to find the right words to say to one who is hurting. They see their brother or sister-in-Christ dealing with grief and they feel compelled to…
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Just Be There!

Death is difficult. It makes people very uncomfortable. As a result, people often say and do the wrong thing in an attempt to comfort the mourning. Some try to “intellectualize”…
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