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Answers to questions about Death

Below are two links that take you to two articles about death. I find the information in these two articles very educational, and comforting.I am supplying them just to offer comfort.I sincerely hope…Continue

Started Jul 25, 2014

The power of being positive and having HOPE
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It is very difficult to have a positive attitude when we are devastated by a loss that will never heal.What do you do to have a positive attitude?What challenges do you face that make it hard to have…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by JO B May 28, 2014.

When Someone You Love Dies
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A link to a brochure that discusses this topic with questions like these:3 “It Can’t Be True!”7 Is It Normal to Feel This Way?14 How Can I Live With My Grief?20 How Can Others Help?26 A Sure Hope for…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brenda Ann Mar 12, 2014.

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Dennis C. replied to BLUEBELL's discussion Lost my Mom
"BlueBell I have been a caregiver for a couple people. My Grandmother, and my Father in Law. My Father in Law was the most demanding situation. He had Alzheimers. It really was a 24/7 thing. When he finally died I found myself missing the time I…"
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Dennis C. commented on Brenda Ann's group Has your faith been tested or lost with the death of your loved one?
"The Bible has 8 resurrections recorded for our comfort. 8 people who died. 8 people reunited with their families. God didn't "take" them and then return them. In explaining one reunion the Bible gives us this account: Mark 5:42…"
Jan 27
Dennis C. replied to HelenB's discussion Grieg counseling
"RG Being hopeless is a terrible place to be. I believe that this is one of the worst emotions that we experience. If you couple it with helplessness we are inconsolable. We are all helpless many times in our lives....but we never have to be…"
Jan 27
Dennis C. replied to HelenB's discussion Grieg counseling
"I believe that the emotional pain we feel is not something that can heal. It's not like a broken bone that will heal and the pain will pass. I also believe that because of that fact, we need to find a way through our pain. When we have a…"
Jan 20
Dennis C. replied to Kelly's discussion Can someone please help me
"I am sorry that you are having to face all of this. Three very emotional issues all at once. I agree with Blubird. Pay attention to your baby and yourself. Look forward to the future. There is nothing like the love of a child. Psalms 127:3…"
Dec 16, 2016
Dennis C. replied to Elizabeth Smith's discussion Do you ever come back from this?
"I am so sorry for your unspeakable loss. The only Hope I have comes from my faith in the Bible. There are actually 8 accounts where someone who had died was brought back to life. 3 Children are among those accounts. I believe that the same thing…"
Dec 10, 2016
Dennis C. replied to Teyo Green's discussion I'm lost and need input
"Teyo I am so sorry for your loss. I know this....that I use HOPE to help me get through my pain. Hope for a future reunion. Yes I look forward to seeing my loved ones again. The basis for my hope is the Bible. This doesn't work for all. Some…"
Dec 3, 2016
Lisa Wysong left a comment for Dennis C.
"Dennis Thank You for your kind words. I do try to look for the sunshine in every moment. I will reach out if I need to chat, thanks for the offer. God Bless LISA"
Nov 25, 2016
Dennis C. replied to Nb's discussion I Canʻt Do This....
"NB I am so sorry for your loss. I would suggest that you are not so hard on yourself. You are grieving. This is still a very new experience. Your life has dramatically changed in unspeakable ways. The emptiness caused by the loss of your son will…"
Nov 19, 2016
Dennis C. replied to Rachel Lynn Schuler's discussion WAVERING FAITH in the group Has your faith been tested or lost with the death of your loved one?
"Rachel What helps me when bad things happen is to realize that none of those trials come from God. The Bible makes a powerful point James 1:13 — When under trial, let no one say: “I am being tried by God.” For with evil things…"
Nov 11, 2016
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Oct 21, 2016
Dennis C. replied to Linda Engberg's discussion Ending my Life
"Hopelessness is indeed an overwhelming emotion. Couple that with grief and it's no wonder you feel the way you do. Is there nothing to HOPE for? How about a reunion with your husband without having to die yourself. In the Bible there are 8…"
Oct 21, 2016
Dennis C. replied to Marie'sGirl1953's discussion feel so alone... I can't go on
"Marie'sGirl1953, I am so sorry for your loss. Sadly there is really nothing I can say or do to take your pain away. I REALLY wish there was. I have found a way forward however. It's summed up with the word HOPE! I am not talking about…"
Oct 21, 2016
Dennis C. replied to Rudi's discussion Upset with god
"God did NOT cause the suffering we see on the earth. Evil began on earth when Satan told the first lie. Satan was originally a perfect angel, but “he did not stand fast in the truth.” (John 8:44) He developed a desire for worship that…"
Oct 7, 2016
Dennis C. replied to Maxey's discussion Slipping Backward
"You are correct, none of us can know the mind of God. But the Bible stills gives us a clear picture of what he thinks. 1 Corinthians 2:16 — For “who has come to know the mind of GOD, so that he may instruct him?” But we do have…"
Oct 7, 2016
Dennis C. replied to Maxey's discussion Slipping Backward
"The Bible is full of reference about the earth, and mankind living on it forever. Jesus himself promised this: Matthew 5:5 — “Happy are the mild-tempered, since they will inherit the earth. And Jesus was really just quoting…"
Sep 16, 2016

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About my Loss:
I lost my father in law from Alzheimer's (he died in my arms)
I lost my father from lung cancer
I lost a 28 year old dear friend from adrenal cancer
My daughter has had two eptopic pregnancies and 4 other miscarriages (these were very painful)
My wife has fought cancer for 20 years (4 different battles with ovarian cancer)
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The Most Important Death

John 3:16 — “For God loved the world so much that he gave his only-begotten Son, so that everyone exercising faith in him might not be destroyed but have everlasting life.



1 John 4:9,10 — By this the love of God was revealed in our case, that God sent his only-begotten Son into the world so that we might gain life through him. 10 The love is in this respect, not that we have loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as a propitiatory sacrifice for our sins.



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At 9:02pm on November 25, 2016, Lisa Wysong said…

Dennis

Thank You for your kind words. I do try to look for the sunshine in every moment. I will reach out if I need to chat, thanks for the offer.

God Bless

LISA

At 10:30pm on January 22, 2016, Felicia said…

Just thought I would "stop by" and leave a "Hello", Bro. Dennis. Hope all is well with you and your family. Your sister in the faith, Felicia

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At 12:28pm on July 18, 2013, l said…
Thank you for your comments. It helped. I am slowly trying to cope. God bless
At 2:55pm on May 10, 2013, Bobby Wagner said…

take one day at a time and live it like it is your last

At 1:39pm on April 19, 2013, Patricia Hoffman said…

Hope is something I dont have right now, except maybe for me to try & get through another day, and hope these therrible OCD thoughts & depression will go away :(

At 10:23am on April 19, 2013, Patricia Hoffman said…

Thank you for responding, everyday, I dont want to get up, I feel like I cant tackle another day, I just want to escape this nightmare & sleep....... :(

At 1:32am on February 2, 2013, Brandon Stanley said…

Thank you so much for the link, I can't imagine the struggle your daughter had to go through. 

At 6:33pm on June 24, 2012, Mark said…

Dennis, you did bring me comfort.  Your words.  Thank you so much for them.  I'm sorry for your loss.

At 9:44am on March 30, 2012, Brenda Ann said…

Hello,

I am so sorry to hear about your family's struggles.  Our faith is what sustains us.  May I share a link?  www.grief-and-comfort.com

Brenda

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Nancy Dynes commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
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morgan replied to Richard Rivera's discussion MY BELOVED WIFE DIED DECEMBER 2ND in the group Lost My Spouse...
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Olive commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
"Hi Nancy,  I wish we could go out to eat tonight in honor of my mom, but my husband works nights and my dear dad passed on February 4 (I didn't know if I should mention that in here because the group is about moms).  Your experience…"
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Nancy Dynes commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
"Hi, Olive. I am certain she feels your love! I am always praying and asking The Lord to tell my mom how much I love and miss her, and even to give her a hug and kiss from me. You can be sure he will pass everything on to your sweet mother. On my…"
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BLUEBELL left a comment for PC Schmidt
"I am sorry for the loss of your Mom. Mine passed away on Valentines Day. I too was her caregiver. I wish we we not here grieving for our loved one. But we are. Let us support one another. Bluebell"
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BLUEBELL replied to BLUEBELL's discussion Lost my Mom
"Dennis, First of all, I want to thank you for replying to my comments. I appreciate you sharing your experiences and how they parallel with mine. It does help me sort through what all I am grieving. As the caregiver, a daughter, a sister and a…"
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BLUEBELL commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
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Olive commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
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