My grandma passed away seven months ago, in a way that felt sudden and unexpected and altogether-too-soon.
She knew how much I loved her. And still, it hurt that I didn’t get to say goodbye.
It was an entirely different grieving experience from what I endured almost nine years ago when my grandpa died.
He suffered from cancer, and then diabetes, and was ill for quite some time before God brought him to his heavenly home.
There was plenty of time for goodbye. For long moments with him, remembering. For music and hugs and care.
Still, all of us who loved him were aware that we began grieving the loss of him long before his death.
If you’re facing this kind of prolonged grief, you’ll be especially blessed by today’s featured post.
Dr. Michelle Bengston draws from the wells of her education and her experience. But more importantly, she shares about grief from God’s Word, offering hope and practical advice for coping with anticipatory grief.
I’m sure Dr. Michelle would love to connect with you on social media, and you will appreciate her posts about mental health:
Michelle, thank you for sharing with us the wisdom of your experience, the counsel of God’s Word, and the compassionate spirit He’s given you. You’ve offered us hope for times of grief, and practical application we can employ. Feel free to grab this “I’ve Been Featured” button for your blog as our way of saying, “Thank you.”
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