Denial, numbness, and shock

In my research on grief, I've stumbled across information on five stages. The stages are not sequential, meaning, we don't experience them in any particular order. Depending on the circumstances, we may experience one or all of the stages in random order. Ultimately, we want to reach the Acceptance stage. The five stages of grief [...]

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About Grief

I'm a Pastor and in my role, I'm occasionally tasked with ministering to families and individuals who are experiencing grief. Some are grieving over the loss of a loved one. A few may be grieving over the loss of a job or opportunity. Still others grieve over broken friendships and broken hearts.  I'm not immune [...]