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When Asked for Advice on How to Deal with Grief, This Old Man Gave the Most Incredible Reply

When Asked for Advice on How to Deal with Grief, This Old Man Gave the Most Incredible Reply

This Native American prayer for the grieving is a version of Mary Frye's "Do Not Stand at My Grave" poem. This link tells the background: http://www.businessballs.com/donotstandatmygraveandweep.htm

This is so similar to the prayer I picked out for my mothers prayer card at her funeral. I never knew this was a Native American prayer for the grieving. Being part Native American, I see I picked the right words

Psalm 119:28 (NAS) My soul weeps because of grief; Strengthen me according to Your word.   https://www.facebook.com/OurPrayer/photos/10155573425746703

Psalm 119:28 (NAS) My soul weeps because of grief; Strengthen me according to Your word. https://www.facebook.com/OurPrayer/photos/10155573425746703

"We are told that it is perfectly legitimate for believers to suffer grief. OUR LORD HIMSELF WAS A MAN OF SORROWS and ACQUAINTED WITH GRIEF (Isa. 53:3). Though grief may reach to the roots of our souls, it must NOT result in bitterness." ~ R.C. Sproul

When all is quiet

Grief: Time doesn’t heal, God does. His healing happens each time I bring my pain to Him. It is a process and a daily challenge.

...sorrow | When I draw a character, very often as I'm doing a face, my face mirrors the expression. Matthew Ashford

2011 Pulitzer Prize Winners for Breaking News Photography

2011 Carol Guzy, Nikki Kahn and Ricky Carioti The Washington Post For their up-close portrait of grief and desperation after a catastrophic earthquake struck Haiti.

So meaningful...

The “Angel Of Grief” - Emelyn Story’s tomb in the Cimitero Acattolico in Rome is the work of her husband, American sculptor, poet, and art critic William W.

My soul is still weeping.  I don't think it will ever stop.

The only people I can answer that question truthfully is another mom with the same situation. Even family members you sometimes lie to in case they may be having a good day. So many layers with this kind of death.

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