Articles on Secular-topics:emotions/grief

Being a Friend to the Mourning

It can be hard to know how to be a friend when you’re needed most. There are practical ways to show your love and care to a friend who is grieving.

But Christians Aren’t Supposed To Be Broken

The depression was gone, but I was surprised to find that the brokenness remained. My wound had been healed, and I was still broken.

My One Regret at My Father's Funeral

“I wanted my father to shape up, stop drinking and be nice. Then I would love him.”

The Healthiest Way to Face Disappointment

We all experience seasons of profound disappointment in life, and cliches from well-meaning people about praying more or reading more Scripture aren’t really that helpful.

For Some, It’s Not the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Christmas doesn’t always feel merry and bright. Discover ways to care for those in pain and find comfort if you’re hurting.

How My Husband's Death Changed the Way I See Easter

A young woman’s perspective on resurrection changed after she suddenly became a widow.

9 Things That Can Help When Mother’s Day Hurts

Mother’s Day can be difficult if you have a broken or strained relationship with your child. One mother shares how she faces the holiday in the midst of her pain and disappointment.

Forgiving My Dad Set Us Both Free

I didn’t have as much time as I needed with my dad in my early years, but then one day God set things in motion, unexpectedly.

Hope for the Road Marked With Suffering

Whether you are the one experiencing loss or are close to someone who is, join us for this 10-day devotional. We will take a look at what Scripture has to say to us in places of pain as we wrestle with the honest reality of doubts, fears and questions.

Resources for the Struggles of Life

If you are suffering from something specific today, here are some articles that may help you.

Why her parents gave gifts at her funeral

When Rachael and Reid Douglas lost their little girl, they chose to use their pain as a platform for hope.

When a surfer went missing; a chaplain’s response

Russ Harmon serves as a chaplain in Australia’s Lifesaving Chaplaincy program, explaining the gospel to those around him through pastoral care.

When a Baby Dies

In the face of death of baby Molly, Dennis Rainey and his family was left with a choice of whether to trust God or to get angry with Him, deny Him or go off on their own.

I Felt Guilty for Keeping a Secret

Darling, a student in Bolivia, finds life transformation through Christ’s forgiveness.

Getting Off the Bus and Finding a Home

Lupe Torres found more than free food when she got off the bus at The Salvation Army.

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