Managing Grief and Loss During the Holidays

… a woman grieving the loss of her husband explains the only way out is through.


In this episode, Pastor Adam discusses how to manage grief and loss during the upcoming holidays. While loss during the holidays is painful, it seems especially difficult due to the many deaths caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Adam shares the story of when he was a chaplain and a woman grieving the loss of her husband related a story of carrying her frightened child through a haunted house and trying to return to the entrance. A worker explains to her the only way out is through. She says the same applies to grief.

Adam reflects on the loss of his mother 20 years ago and how he wishes he could go back to be with her again. He recommends a book to aid people on the grief journey, All Our Losses, All Our Griefs.

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