"How to Cope with Grief and the Holidays" Page
"Blessed are they that mourn for they shall be comforted"
Note: This page was
written long before the horrible WTC tragedy.
Thoughts from Annie:
does answer prayer. Even if it seems like He is silent
and not listening.
that sometimes we may not understand but
is another scripture that comes to mind:
tears do a healing work and cleanse our body of poisons.
is bigger then our fears. He is bigger then our pain and
Christians we can confidently say, we have the assurance
that we will
faith is the substance of things hoped for,
seeing and understanding is the hard part of life. We
know that we miss
for now hold on to that assurance of a blessed and joyful
I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning
1, 1963 - Feb 28, 1996
year (2008) will be over twelve years and Christmas's since my
brother Billy was killed tragically in a car accident. It will actually
be the 13th Christmas because of when the accident fell during the year.
In some ways it still feels like yesterday but then I catch myself thinking about him
and knowing that one day I will get a big hug from him and he will tell me all
that he has been doing in heaven while he is waiting for all of us to arrive!!!
(You can read more about this on my Testimony page.)
Stages of Grief
"I will turn their
mourning into gladness. I will give them
".... that we may be
able to comfort them which are in trouble,
are stages of Grief. You will have to go through them to
1: denial and isolation
good Christian book called "Good Grief"
1: We Are In a State of
The Four Tasks of Mourning - By William Worden
1 - To accept the reality of
The five stages for the dying and the bereaved -by E. Kubler-Ross
1 - Denial and isolation
Annie's Comfort Page - Similar to a
Bible Promise Book.
Other COPE with the Holiday Pages by Annie:
Annie's How to Cope with Grief & the Holidays Long Page - the original and long
version of my How to Cope Page.
For a Text only copy of my LONG Cope page visit: Annie's Cope Text Page
Annie's "How to Help Others who are Grieving" Page
Annie's "How to Cope with Grief Suggestions" Page
To see other Christmas Related Pages By Annie
Visit: Annie's Christmas Welcome Page
And if you are done looking at Christmas..................
Featured Holiday Page
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