Mar 23, 2021
Special guest: Rev. Michael Newman
Tell us about yourself and your journey with grief.
What aspects of grief make growth challenging?
“big” and “small” loses
Grief upon grief + grace upon grace
Lack of cultural methods for honoring grief
shame/disempowerment in loss and grief
Relational resources designed to be shared
Hope When Your Heart Breaks
Getting through Grief
conversation, forgiveness, love, hope, faith, community, purpose, presence
What practices help us connect to God, rather than turning away from God, in our grief?
Time to be in God’s presence
Dialogue with God
Watching for God’s work
Tell us about any particular resources you would recommend for grieving and growth.
Resurrection story of Jesus
Joy of the Lord is our strength
Jacob wrestling with God
“Struggle Well” - https://amzn.to/38D6NKf
“God Meant it for God” by RT Kendall - https://amzn.to/30KT5R7
Henri Nouwen “The Return of the Prodigal Son” - https://amzn.to/3liViMW
People in recovery programs
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