Grief
Don’t Sing Songs to a Heavy Heart: How to Relate to Those Who Are Suffering

Don’t Sing Songs to a Heavy Heart: How to Relate to Those Who Are Suffering

The words or actions we use in our attempts to help hurting people may unintentionally add to their burdens instead of easing their pain. This book overflows with practical examples and specific suggestions about what to say or do and what not to say or do. It will touch your heart, expand your thinking, and guide you in bringing Christ’s loving care to hurting people when they need it most.

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A Book of Comfort for Those in Sickness

A Book of Comfort for Those in Sickness

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While illness brings time to think, the natural tendency of our thoughts may not be comforting. Sickness may end activities we once enjoyed; it will make us dependent upon others; and feelings of pain, or of uselessness, or of anxiety about the future, may be very real.

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Peace in the Storm: Meditations on Chronic Pain and Illness

Peace in the Storm: Meditations on Chronic Pain and Illness

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Genres: Chronic Illness, Lament
Tag: Grief

In this practical and spiritual guide, she shares how she navigates through the frustrations, fears, and complexities of living with chronic pain and illness. Using a combination of Bible passages, her own observations and insights, and prayer, Pratt provides help on issues that include dealing with isolation...

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Suffering Is Never for Nothing

Suffering Is Never for Nothing

When we walk through suffering, it has the potential to devastate and destroy, or to be the gateway to gratitude and joy.

Elisabeth Elliot was no stranger to suffering. Her first husband, Jim, was murdered by the Waoroni people in Ecuador moments after he arrived in hopes of sharing the gospel. Her second husband was lost to cancer. Yet, it was in her deepest suffering that she learned the deepest lessons about God.

Why doesn’t God do something about suffering? He has, He did, He is, and He will.

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Dark Clouds, Deep Mercy: Discovering the Grace of Lament

Dark Clouds, Deep Mercy: Discovering the Grace of Lament

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Genre: Lament
Tag: Grief

Lament is how we bring our sorrow to God—but it is a neglected dimension of the Christian life for many Christians today. We need to recover the practice of honest spiritual struggle that gives us permission to vocalize our pain and wrestle with our sorrow. Lament avoids trite answers and quick solutions, progressively moving us toward deeper worship and trust.

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The Louder Song: Listening for Hope in the Midst of Lament

The Louder Song: Listening for Hope in the Midst of Lament

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Genre: Lament
Tags: Grief, Suffering

When you’re in the midst of suffering, you want answers for the unanswerable, resolutions to the unresolvable. You want to tie up pain in a pretty little package and hide it under the bed, taking it out only when you feel strong enough to face it. But grief won’t be contained. Grief disobeys. Grief explodes. In one breath, you may be able to say that God’s got this and all will be well. In the next, you might descend into fatalism. No pretending. Here, you are raw before God, an open wound.

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Turn My Mourning into Dancing

Turn My Mourning into Dancing

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In times of suffering, simplistic answers ring empty and hollow. But Henri Nouwen, beloved spiritual thinker and author, offers real comfort in the concrete truth of God's constancy. Nouwen suggests that by greeting life's pains with something other than despair, we can find surprising joy in our suffering.

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I Will Carry You: The Sacred Dance of Grief and Joy

I Will Carry You: The Sacred Dance of Grief and Joy

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Genre: Parenting
Tag: Grief

In 2008, Angie Smith and her husband Todd (lead singer of the group Selah) learned through ultrasound that their fourth daughter had conditions making her “incompatible with life.” Advised to terminate the pregnancy, the Smiths chose instead to carry this child and allow room for a miracle.

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