Grief is the healthy, God given response to loss. Most of us think of grieving as only associated with the death of a loved one or a friend. Yet, loss is very much a part of life and comes in many forms other than death. You may be struggling with the loss of: a parent, child, your marriage, your use, the loss of a job, your own hopes and dreams, and your health.
Losses come in many shapes and sizes need to be grieved as they occur. Learn what the stages of grief are, and how to process to each one of them. Denial-is always necessary to help us ease into grief without being crushed by. The long-term denial is deadly. Anger-is no more response and grieving. We get angry at God, ourselves, people, and the circumstances. Bargaining-is the stage that produces much guilt. We think, if only I'd done things differently.
Depression-is an intense feeling of sorrow. Life has changed in all not be the same as before. They believe we need to stay involved with the pain to keep it alive. Acceptance-comes as we work through the previous four stages and deal with the overwhelming loss and eventually accept it, adapt to it, and actively participate life again.
This series carries originally going to bring inner healing, peace, and resolve to the losses we've all experienced throughout life. Listen and be set free!
1 John 16:20 "Jesus said, you will weep and mourn while the world rejoices. You will grieve, but your grief will be turned into joy.”
We hope and pray that you are blessed and renewed from this message.