Posts by Lanise Shortell

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When Christmas is Far From Joyful

Christmas has long represented joyful family gatherings and sharing generational holiday traditions. Television commercials, billboards on highways, and even annual entertainment events portray happiness as intact families celebrating in peace and harmony. Grief has a way of shuffling up emotions during this time of year....

4 Things To Do To Survive Grief and Loss During the Holidays

This time of year reminds us that grief does not take a vacation. The heaviness associated with loss seems to permeate every special occasion, especially major holidays. How do we reconcile our faith, our hope, our emotional healing in the space of deepest despair? How do...

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