So, what do we do if the relationship we had with the one who is gone was not all we hoped or dreamed it might be? If there was abuse, or estrangement, or a divorce? Why do we still grieve those complicated or difficult relationships? In these situations, we often face two griefs. One is...

That really depends on the maturity of the kids and their relationship to the one who has died. If the child is mature enough to realize that someone special is now missing from his/her life, take the child to the funeral. If the child expresses a sense of loss, take the child to the funeral....

You have been with this company for years, planned to retire from there. Now the offices are moving to a new city. Your position is gone. Or, you have trained all your life and have acquired the dream job. Six months later, the CEO is indicted for embezzling funds. The company cannot survive. Your job...

If I were not a preacher, the title of this post might be “What the __________ do I do now?” Your past, present and planned future all involve the precious one you have lost. Now, what? The kids want me to move nearer to them, but do I want to leave the home we established?...