Some Writings on Grief


Grief is a common human experience, but our experience with it is anything but common.

There are probably thousands of posts, poems, writings, and articles on the internet concerning the experience of bereavement. Here are a few that I thought were especially helpful and encouraging. Some I simply resonated with, some brought a new thought or idea to my heart. I will add to this page from time to time when I find something I believe is helpful.

When the Holidays Aren’t Jolly – Paul O’Rear

Acquainted With Grief – Oswald Chambers

Comfort in Any Season – Phil Ware

The After-Loss Credo – Barbara Hills LesStrang

Preparing for the Holidays – Randy Becton

Thoughts on Death – Thomas a Kempis

Grieving is Personal – Bonnie

Crying for Health – Emily Long

How I Learned the Secret Rule of Grief – Sheila M. Trask

Survivor’s Poetry

Poems and Prayers Related to Grief

No Grief, No Pain, No Gain

Invisible Grief? Reflections on Miscarriage

Coping with Death and Grief

There is much much more… I hope this selection might be of some encouragement. Here is a post listing  books on grief for your Kindle:

Thanks for reading, John



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