If you’re grieving, hurting, or even just a little blue, today’s post is for you. These words from Stacie Ruth really spoke to my heart! May they bless yours, also.
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Hurting Near Christmas? 10 Tips to Hope Again
by Stacie Ruth Stoelting
Feeling sad this Christmas? Hey, I know the feeling. In fact, many programs have interviewed me to share about it! Last year, I tried particularly hard to share stories and tips on how to cope with grief during the holidays: I wrote a feature for CBN.com, Coping with Grief at Christmas, visited and counseled grieving people, etc.
Then irony hit: Near Christmas, two people I loved died within two days (December 15-16, 2009).
Are you or a loved one hurting during the holidays? I can relate. But let me encourage you: Jesus remains faithful! As real as my pain was, He met my needs and comforted me with peace unexplainable. I’m serious. He’s real! Continue Reading…