If you are family or a friend of angel parents who have lost a baby, do what you can to let them know that they are not alone. Show them they are surrounded by love.
If the idea of another self-help book leaves you feeling tired before you have even turned one page, try some Jesus-help instead.
Here’s how I’ve learned to take care of myself and my family in the years since losing a loved one to suicide.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott joined in: ‘We need to do more than just pray for the victims and the families…[but] step up and make sure this tragedy is never repeated.’
The universal hatred of human death is a unifying force. Let’s not use it to divide. Instead, let’s take some time to rejoice in common ground.
Depression is not all-powerful and treatment is available, but to get help, you need to lean on the people around you and seek assistance from experienced professionals.
At our weakest, we had no social script to lean on and no ritual to follow, because the rules for pregnancy loss have been different than all other types of death.
A Christian woman reflects on her journey of grief and loss—and what steps people of faith can take to save lives at risk.
‘All of us who knew him and loved him are keepers of this fire. It’s there, and it lives on, and it is something we can breathe life into every day.’
I can’t help but feel that these exercises in grief are turning us into the battered spouse who makes excuses for a violent partner and refuses to insist the aggressor is held accountable.
Infertility is not a traumatic event but rather a state of being traumatized, so the stages of recovery and grief become a way of life, not a stage of life.
Not being maximally risk-averse is sensible. But when the worst happens, we must find a way to live with the knowledge that we didn’t do all we could. No parent is immune from this.
At both the beginning and end of life, everything else fades into the background as the focus turns to what matters most.
These transitions are wistful and a little frightening. But after the year we’ve had, I greet them with reverence and wonder.
You are not crazy, nor are you alone. There are tons of us out here who have felt the same way you do. This is the opposite of what the pro-abortion lobby will tell you, but it’s true.
I am a fan of many of the celebrities who died, but it did seem a little over the top to say 2016 was worse than any other year. Then November 11 came.
Not all books are meant to be faithfully adapted to screens, and the movie adaptation of ‘A Monster Calls’ would have been well-served to avoid it.
Darkness reminds us of our own limits, the finite nature of our reasoning—and of the light that can penetrate even the blackest of moments.
Ben Domenech is joined by Senior Contributor Allysen Efferson on this episode of The Federalist Radio Hour.
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