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Trailer: ‘Pieces of a Woman’ Is a Heart-Wrenching Look at the Grief of Losing a Baby | RELEVANT

WhenPieces of a Womandebuted at TIFF, it received rave reviews, especially for performances from Shia LaBeouf, Sarah Snook, Ellen Burstyn and especially lead Vanessa Kirby. Now, the rest of us get our first look at the film, which follows the agony of a woman who loses her baby in childbirth. It’s a bracingly common tragedy... Read more

10 Hymns and Songs for Trusting God in the Midst of Grief

As I heard during a church service recently, All loss is loss. The guest pastor stood on stage speaking about the recent and sudden death of his wife. One hour she was alive and fine, the next he was rushing home.He spoke bravely and confidently, as he affirmed the congregation, All loss is loss.There are... Read more

3 Steps to Heal Your Pandemic-Fatigue Grief

Recently a dear friend and I caught up with each other by phone. We found ourselves lamenting and processing throug h the ongoing pressure that we were feeling as women and moms.We were vacillating between bravery and crippling fear, desiring to dip our toes back into the world but also wanting to protect our families... Read more

When It Comes to Grief, Answers Won’t Fix Everything | RELEVANT

Mystery is part of life and part of faith. Not mystery as riddle or puzzle, which suggests someone holding us in ignorance for a while or playing games with us. The other meaning of mystery is realities that are so large, so complex and so high that our limited minds cannot comprehend them. Mystery as... Read more

4 Simple Prayers for Grief and the Grieving Heart

When tragedy strikes, we can pray through Scripture when we cant find our way through the fog of grief. Our world has been shaken. My husbands older brother and only sibling, Ken, dropped dead in his bathroom. We still dont know why. While we wait on autopsy results, we shake our heads in disbelief at... Read more

Comforting Others in Grief | by Katy Huth Jones

It is exceedingly bitter to me for your sake that the hand of the Lord has gone out against me. Then they lifted up their voices and wept again. And Orpah kissed her mother-in-law, but Ruth clung to her. Ruth 1:13-14 Recently I lost my mother unexpectedly, my husband lost his executive job, we had... Read more

Finding life and hope at times of death and grief

(Photo: Unsplash/Prateek Gautam)This Shabbat, the focus was Devarim 11:26-16:17, known as Parshat Re'eh, which means simply 'see!' or even better, 'take a good look and digest ...' As I mentioned in my last article, in this parsha of Re'eh, G-d talks about grief, death and dying, and He prohibits self-mutilation or overdoing grief in mourning the dead because... Read more

Finding answers in the Bible to trauma and grief in the age of Covid-19

(Photo: Unsplash/Karim Manjra)Pearl Liddle, of the Scottish Bible Society, is a facilitator with the Trauma Healing Institute, a Bible-based programme run through churches to help people, both Christians and non-Christians, find answers to their pain and grief in God's Word.  In the age of Covid-19, when many people around the world are suffering on different... Read more

As Depression, Anxiety, Grief Spike during Pandemic, Churches Offer Hope

As Depression, Anxiety, Grief Spike during Pandemic, Churches Offer Hope CHICAGO (RNS) Not long into the coronavirus pandemic, the Rev. Sandra Maria Van Opstal, a pastor at Grace and Peace Church on the West Side of Chicago, began to hear from congregants who lost their jobs and were struggling financially as the city... Read more

Grief, Interrupted by COVID-19

A letter came. The nursing home in Kansas City was closing its doors to outsiders, including family members due to a coronavirus case. My 92-year-old mom, Ella Marie, lived there in a private room. Would that protect her? My sister, Dalene, hurried to visit before the rule went into effect. Mother cried as she read... Read more

How to Handle Grief and Loss During the Coronavirus Crisis

Youre at home, healthy and safe. You havent lost your job. You dont yet know anyone who has died of COVID-19. So why do you feel such a profound sense of loss? Most likely, what you are feeling is grief. Grief can be defined as the normal and natural emotional reaction caused by the end... Read more

Profound Grief Through Teen Eyes in Never Have I Ever – Christ and Pop Culture

Every other Tuesday inStoried,K. B. Hoyleexplores the ways our cultural narratives act on us individually and in society as a whole. If you were to only watch the trailer to Mindy Kalings new Netflix original show Never Have I Ever, you would probably come away with the impression that it is a vacuous teen comedy... Read more

The Gospel Coalition Podcast: Clinging to God in Grief

[ad_1] The next is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Earlier than quoting in print, please verify the corresponding audio for accuracy. Nancy Guthrie: So, Danielle, would you be prepared to begin issues off, yeah, inform us about how grief turned a actuality in your life? Danielle Anderson: Sure. Grief hit my household... Read more

Classes Discovered Via Grief – Tim Challies

[ad_1] I have, in some ways, lived a very simple life. Positive, Ive had my share of difficultiesIve lived, in spite of everything, on this damaged world and never some good paradise. And whereas I do know there isnt numerous worth in evaluating my little struggling to different peoples larger struggling, nonetheless I perceive I've... Read more

Overcoming Grief and Dealing with Worry: How HBOs The Outsider Explores Dealing with Ache – Christ and Pop Tradition

[ad_1] Love him or hate him, Stephen King has been offering American tradition a context for exploring painful feelings for many years. Even if in case you have by no means learn considered one of his novels, its probably that you've seen a movie or tv collection adaptation of his work. HBO is the most... Read more

Some A lot Wanted Assist Coping with Grief and Loss

[ad_1] I’ve been in full-time ministry for over 18 years. Throughout that point I’ve preached many funerals, visited with numerous grieving households, sat on the bedside of those that are dying, and even skilled my very own grief that has actually introduced me to my knees in tears. Nonetheless, I nonetheless really feel fully insufficient... Read more

Podcast: Navigating Grief through the Holidays (Nancy Guthrie)

[ad_1] This text is a part of the The Crossway Podcast collection. Loss, Struggling, and Grace Nancy Guthrie, writer of What Grieving Folks Want You Knew about What Actually Helps (and What Actually Hurts) discusses coping with grief over the vacations. She displays on her personal experiences of nice loss and struggling, shares what God... Read more