Tag: grief

Colbert, Cooper & Grief

You may have seen the recent interview with Stephen Colbert by Anderson Cooper on CNN. If you haven’t, I highly encourage you to do so. It is a frank and compassionate conversation about grief between two people who have been shaped by their loss. The fact that these two successful people who have both experienced significant loss were so open about sharing their experiences was striking.

Loving & Losing a Difficult Person – a daughter’s story

My mother was a difficult person. Not only did the world revolve around her, but she could also be mean. But she had a reason. She had an older sister, who was a sweet and pretty child, much beloved. Her sister died of diphtheria when she was two years old, the year before my mother…
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The Next Five Minutes

If you have not prayed for ways to survive the next five minutes, be thankful. I have, and it is tough.

Then, I Asked Daddy

Now that I am no longer in my 20’s, I have seen many stages of life, and I am quite sure I will remember this stage of my life, the end of my father’s life, as one of the most beautiful, dear and sweet times. I have had the opportunity to experience, reflect, and savor what Daddy has taught my children and myself throughout our lives, and how he has helped form us into the people, we are today. The two words that keep coming to my mind are family and community.

Lacy’s Story

The moment that you feel that, just possibly, you’re walking down the street naked, exposing too much of your heart and your mind and what exists on the inside, showing too much of yourself—that’s the moment you may be starting to get it right. – Neil Gaiman I saved this Neil Gaiman quote just months after…
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Winter’s End & Grief

Have you ever noticed that it’s hard to tell when winter really ends and spring begins? Just when it seems all the snow has melted and that there hasn’t been any falling for awhile, we get hit with more.

2018 Annual Report

The 2018 Annual report for Faith and Grief Ministries.