Grief in the News

Families grieve with news no passengers survived

Many people around the world, including myself have waited for daily updates on the missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft since March 8th, 2014.  We also grieved with the loved ones of the 239 people on board when it was confirmed yesterday (17 days later) that the aircraft went down in a remote part of the Indian Ocean with no survivors.  …

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‘Living With Grief: A conversation between men’

Hello Grief Hopers! Attached is link to a YouTube video which is an excerpt from a 60 Minutes interview where actor Liam Neeson has a heart-to-heart with Anderson Cooper about living with grief after his wife died.  You may see additional excerpts of the interview there as well. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ff7z6ujUB-A At Grief Hope Network, we recognize there …

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Coping with Grief during the Holidays: Do’s and Don’ts

To all Grief Hope Network members, Warm wishes for a wonderful holiday season!  All of us realize how difficult this time of year can be.  Below is an article written by licensed therapist, Ashley Davis Bush, LICSW.  I hope you find her suggestions extremely helpful. – Five Do’s 1. Do pace yourself. a. Give yourself time to …

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Finding Treasure in Darkness

Greetings Grief Hope Network Members, I hope you have been enjoying the recent posts of pastor Rick Warren’s 6 part series titled, “Getting Through What You’re Going Through.” He shares what he and his wife Kay have learned about the grief process after their son Matthew committed suicide earlier this year.  While her husband Rick …

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Surrender: The Path to Peace

Greetings Grief Hope Network Members, I hope you have been enjoying the recent posts of pastor Rick Warren’s 6 part series titled, “Getting Through What You’re Going Through.” He shares what he and his wife Kay have learned about the grief process after their son Matthew committed suicide earlier this year. He eloquently explains the …

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Sometimes Life is Tough

Greetings Grief Hope Network Members, I hope you have been enjoying the recent posts of pastor Rick Warren’s 6 part series titled, “Getting Through What You’re Going Through.”  He shares what he and his wife Kay have learned about the grief process after their son Matthew committed suicide earlier this year.  He eloquently explains the 6 …

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Getting Through Life’s Losses

Hello Grief Hope Network Members, It is my pleasure to share my pastor, Rick Warren’s 3rd message after the loss of his son Matthew earlier this year.  In this 6 part series, ‘Getting Through WhatYour Going Through,’ he shares what he and his wife Kay have learned about grief.  They have learned that grief is healthy …

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When Your World Collapses

I am so blessed to be a 20+ year member of Saddleback Church.  It’s my honor to post Pastor Rick & Kay Warren’s second service as they share their grief recovery journey after their son Matthew died.  I know this powerful message will give you ‘Help for Today & Hope for Tomorrow.’ http://www.saddleback.com/mc/m/6c3cb/ At Grief Hope Network, we recognize there are several …

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How To Get Through What You’re Going Through

How To Get Through What You’re Going Through For over 20 years, I have been blessed to be a member of Saddleback Church. Many of you may have heard of my pastor, Rick Warren; author of the infamous book, The Purpose Driven Life. You may have also heard that he and his wife Kay lost …

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Help for today & Hope for the Holidays

The holiday season is especially tough for those of us who are grieving the loss of a loved one.  Whether it’s your first or your tenth holiday without them, you will be filled with mixed emotions of happy memories and sadness as you still try to enjoy the holidays with friends and family.  The United States suffered …

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