Category: Blog

Resilience Says Stay Curious

This is part three of the guest blog series on Resilience by Nancy McCranie. This series looks at resilience and explores self-care practices you can use. A basic support for a joyful mind is curiosity, paying attention, taking an interest in the world around you. Happiness is not required, but being curious without a heavy…
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Handling the Holidays

The holiday season can offer a time to reflect and remember and it can be a time of great joy. We at Faith & Grief recognize that when you are grieving, the holidays may also be a difficult time. Here are a few suggestions for handling the holidays when you are grieving. The biggest takeaway,…
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Frog in terrariium

Resilience – Adapt, please?

This is part two of the guest blog series on Resilience by Nancy McCranie. This series looks at resilience and explores self-care practices you can use. The biggest challenge was the frog. A few months after we married, my husband, Bill, and I embarked on an open-ended trip around the world beginning in Mexico and…
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Resilience, Can you Adapt?

To watch her navigate those extremely difficult days was inspirational and instructive.  She embodied the word resilient.

No Winter Lasts Forever

An Interview with Faith & Grief Founder and Author, Fran Shelton about her debut memoir, No Winter Lasts Forever, A memoir of Loving Bob & Loathing Alzheimer’s.

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.

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.

2018 Annual Report

The 2018 Annual report for Faith and Grief Ministries.

5 Things You Need to Know About Crying

“Crying is a uniquely human trait. More so, tearfulness is a major part of many people’s grief journey. But there is a lot we don’t know about crying. For that reason, we decided to take a deep dive into the subject.”