Encouragement by Karen Grisham

in Here is your first Forum Fri Jul 12, 2013 3:37 pm
by chainsaw • 299 Posts

In times of grief, it is important to balance support and comfort with hope and encouragement <a href="http://skycycling.alnami.net/2013/07/11/...edical-billing/">alnami</a>. What constitutes inspiration will vary with the individual and takes into consideration the person’s world view and value system.</p>
<p>Hope and encouragement must be tempered and gentle so as not to seem insensitive to the pain and depression that the grieving person is surely experiencing. Deep grief can be overwhelming.</p>
<p>The grieving person needs something to hold on to as he/she navigates the rough and cold waters of loss <a href="http://www.plttr.com">Barcode ribbon</a>. Too heavy a focus on “the good that can be found” in the experience dismisses the depth of feeling and may be offensive to the griever.</p>
<p>It gives the impression of minimizing the intensity of distress experienced by the griever, and can come across as thoughtless or callous.</p>
<p>Gently offering hope through honoring the loved one who has passed on may take on a number of different appearances. Depending on the faith base or world view of the grieving persons, you can choose from several approaches to sympathy inspirational gifts and thoughts.</p>
<p>It is always appropriate to give a gift that commemorates a special memory or experience you shared with the loved on who has passed on.</p>
<p>Inspiration for Christians</p>
<p>The timeless words of the Bible are the foundation for hope in the hearts of Christian believers <a href="http://www.teamuniformssoccer.com">Thailand Quality Soccer Jersey</a>. There are endless options for Bible verses that communicate hope, faith and the ever present love of God.</p>
<p>Scripture verses can be found in small grief books, or incorporated in poems, cards or music selections <a href="http://http://www.breeprom.com/maggie-so...gown_p3533.html">maggie sottero sawyer</a>. Some selections are generic enough so as to be appropriate for any griever, while some speak more clearly of Christian faith and world view.</p>

Scroll up

0 Members and 2 Guests are online.

We welcome our newest member: VernaSawyer
Board Statistics
The forum has 341 topics and 344 posts.