Resources: Personal Reflections on Death & Grief
By Elder Jeffrey R. Holland
As my father lay dying on Christmas, the wail of a newborn jars me into understanding why I was wrong to feel sorry for myself.
Thanksgiving With Grandma
By Ellen Leventry
11/22/2000 A final holiday of fun with the family
Death of a Grandparent
A faith community was there when my kids and I needed it most.
By Jean Fitzpatrick
Casualties of War
A Vietnam Vet reflects on the deaths of men in his platoon--and his responsibility for them.
By Robert Nylen
Death Comes to Paradise
The impending death of a pet prompts thoughts of human mortality.
By Susan Potter Stewart
A Modern Psalm of Loss
A bereaved mother expresses her sorrow and her faith in verse.
By Ann Weems
A bereaved father finds comfort in the parable of the Prodigal Son.
By Richard Wile
My Wife Died Suddenly Last March.
By Bernie Glassman
Daddy has died
A young widow shares her family's experience with sudden loss.
By Debbie Jospin
Eulogy for Alex
"God doesn't go around this world with his fingers on triggers, his fist around knives, his hands on steering wheels."
By Reverend William Sloane Coffin
Everyone Cries in the Same Language
With the "wrong language" and the "wrong religion," a rabbi helped grieving families at the site of the Egypt Air crash.
By Andrea Gouze