Loss

All I Could Do Was Cry

What I hoped to be an average night at work, turned out to be one of the most traumatic of my life. I work as a Registered Nurse on the Ob-Gyn floor at a local hospital. One of my patients was a young married woman in her mid to late twenties. The couple had been trying for several years to conceive and the wife was now eighteen weeks along with...

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How to Talk to the Broken Hearted
How to Talk to the Broken Hearted

Not sure why you are going through this personal tragedy? Searching for why God is doing this? Take our Life Lesson called "Built By Brokenness" and find some answers that you have been searching for. After losing our twins girls at 20 weeks gestation, my world completely fell apart. As I gingerly attempted to reintegrate my new, raw reality...

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Heart Problems: A Dad Shaped Hole
Heart Problems: A Dad Shaped Hole

Not every girl gets to be Daddy's little girl. Many are missing the father-daughter relationship that is so essential for any child to have. The following excerpt is from H. Norman Wright's A Dad-Shaped Hole in My Heart. Dads, see for yourself and learn how to help heal that 'dad-shaped hole' in your daughter's heart. Daughters or even sons, consider...

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Re-learning the Promises of God
Re-learning the Promises of God

Are you walking the road of infertility or miscarriage? Share the journey with an online mentor. I am a mother,  but I don’t have a child to hug. I can’t brag about my baby’s first steps, the first day of school or graduation.  I have no photographs.  But I am a mother.  My children are in heaven. After only two months of “trying”...

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You Can Help A Grieving Heart
You Can Help A Grieving Heart

Oh, we talk about the best cold medications and if cherry cough syrup tastes better to kids than orange. We can recommend preschools and sneakers. But the hardest part of parenting is the least often discussed. The roughest aspect of being a parent is losing a child. Then we clam up. We don't want to hear. We are threatened. If her child died,...

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Coping with Your Husband’s Job Loss
Coping with Your Husband's Job Loss

My cell phone rang on Monday morning while I was working at a client’s office. “Lori, can you meet me at home? I’ve just been let go from my job.” I packed up and got in the car and started to drive, my heart pounding, my mind racing…then the tears started, and I began to pray. Just the previous Sunday afternoon, Del and I had been talking...

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Widow Chooses Exciting Life
Widow Chooses Exciting Life

What does a woman do after her mate of many years dies? Most women remain settled among their friends and loved ones. But former park commissioner Margaret Coles decided to make her life count by serving others less fortunate with her special skills and experience as a medical technician. "The Lord had done so much for me," Margaret Coles says,...

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The Little Yellow Scoop
The Little Yellow Scoop

She loved plants. Everywhere you looked there were plants. Her tiny apartment was literally cluttered with plants. She liked to see things grow. She liked and needed to nurture. She lived alone, and plants, to some extent, satisfied that longing and desire. With no husband to care for, and her children long since grown and busy with their lives,...

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