Grief

Sharon across from Emanuel AME church, where the shooting occurred
Stories of Hope

How She Found Healing After the Charleston Church Shooting

This pastor lost her mother to a white supremacist's hatred, but her faith helped her find peace.

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The Reverend Sharon Risher
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Healing After the Charleston Church Shooting

The Reverend Sharon Risher on Sharon Risher talks about how her faith was tested after losing her mother and close friends in the devastating massacre.

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How to fight seasonal sadness
Life Advice

How to Cope with Sadness During the Holidays

No matter how blue you may feel, be on the lookout for small gifts of grace.

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Karen, her husband, Donald, and their Lab, Toby
Dogs

Author Karen Kingsbury: The Puppy That Came for Christmas

Could her husband, still grieving a beloved family pet, open his heart to a new dog?

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Nationals win the World Series
Positive Living

A World Series Win in a Season of Loss

The Washington Nationals’ historic victory is bittersweet for anyone who is, like me, grieving a fan.

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Barbranda Lumpkins Walls
Stories of Faith

Gratitude and Grief: When a Loved One Dies on Thanksgiving

Losing her father on a holiday was hard, but it also allowed her family to truly celebrate his life.

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Wanda Rosseland on her Montana farm
Stories of Hope

A Grieving Widow Is Reassured that God Provides

At the auction of her late husband's farm machinery, she is comforted to realize that young farmers will carry on his legacy.

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Wanda Rosseland
Stories of Hope

Wanda Rosseland: Helping Those Who Have Lost a Spouse

Wanda Rosseland describes how the Bible and simple, kind gestures from others helped her cope with the death of her husband of more than 45 years.

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Barbranda Lumpkins Walls
Family

Dealing with Grief During the Holidays

Barbranda Lumpkins Walls shares how her family coped with her father’s passing on Thanksgiving Day.

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Comforting a friend
Stories of Faith

How a Faith Community Can Support Us Through Grief

A set of beliefs, practices, rituals and traditions can meet us where we are during a time of terrible loss.

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