Grief & Loss

Grief and Loss Prayers

Grant Us Your Peace

O Lord, my God,
grant us your peace; already, indeed, you have made us rich in all things!
Give us that peace of being at rest,
that sabbath peace,
the peace which knows no end.

- St. Augustine

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In Giving I Connect with Others

Novelist Isabel Allende shares the amazing story of how her daughter's death brought her to a new understanding of giving. She is the author of "The House of the Spirits" and niece of assassinated Chilean president Salvador Allende. This essay is from "This I Believe: The Personal Philosophies of Remarkable Men and Women," which was inspired by the popular NPR show.

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Grief Comes to the Grief Counselor

A pediatric chaplain receives helpful tips on grieving the death of a child.

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Gail Sheehy on America's Passage

Middletown was a typical suburb of New York, where people didn't seem to need one another. Then 9/11 happened.

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Emotional Support Resources

Where to turn for advice and support in the aftermath of the September 11 terrorist attacks on U.S. soil.

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Being There

His wife is going through menopause and grieving the loss of her mother. How should he support her?

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Five Steps to Walking Out of Depression

There is hope, writes preacher’s wife and mother of two Christy Fitzwater. She’s been through the feelings of loss, grief, disappointment, humiliation, self-doubt, and aimlessness of depression. And here’s how she survived it …

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