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Good Grief

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To listen to this reflection as a podcast, click here Nancy Guthrie had never given much thought to the subject of grief.  She and her husband David were excited about the arrival of their first child, a little girl named Hope, who came into the world in November 1998.  Then everything changed.  As Nancy put it, “Grief barged through the… Read more »

Just Be There

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Year ago I heard a presentation called “What Not to Say at a Funeral.”  In the presence of someone else’s grief and pain, so often we feel compelled to say something – anything – that will help make sense of the mystery of this loss.  We want to make the moment easier.  But the following statements are almost guaranteed to… Read more »