Posted by: Karen Cogan | 14/07/2013

When You Want to Shout

Helping Those Who Grieve

Nikole Hahn

James 2:14-17 says, ” What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if someone claims to have faith but has no deeds? Can such faith save them? Suppose a brother or a sister is without clothes and daily food. If one of you says to them, “Go in peace; keep warm and well fed,” but does nothing about their physical needs, what good is it? In the same way, faith by itself, if it is not accompanied by action, is dead.”

Grieving is a process. It’s a very lengthy process in which one has their ups and downs. The hurt or loss is a wound and wounds bleed.

As I went through my process, I wanted to shout to the world to pay attention. I wanted them to see my pain and take it from me. Most didn’t want to hear it, but offered to pray. Some listened. As a…

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