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Adults Say the Darndest Things

10/07/2011

“Let’s face it, grief is just so messy. We want the grieving person to “get over it,” “be done with it,” “put it behind them and get on with life and living”. . .because we don’t know what to say or do, and (truthfully) we don’t want to have to deal with the continued pain and messiness of the bereaved. So we are often tempted to rush in with a quick fix.”
-Nicholas Wolterstorff

Death of a Spouse

09/23/2011

The Process of Grief When my husband was killed in a private plane crash, I was completely devastated.  Not only was I left a very young widow, but I also had two teen-aged boys to raise on my own.  Raising two children is an awesome task with a mate; now I was alone, almost incapacitated […]