Listen to an Expert: Helping a Friend with Grief

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When something happens to someone we love, we want to do something.

As Christians, logically we know that prayer is the best course of action. There is nothing more effective than giving that pain to our Creator.

However, we aren’t just spiritual beings. We are both body and soul, and that body part of us longs to do something tangible. Furthermore, though prayer brings a problem to God, sometimes His answer can come through us.

We are both body and soul, and that body part of us longs to do something tangible. Click To Tweet

Our love and concern for another person can be a tangible example of Christ’s love for someone in pain. Though God is with us, sometimes, we may be at a loss for words or be unsure how we can best love of friend or family member who is suffering.

Our love and concern for another person can be a tangible example of Christ’s love Click To Tweet

Rather than me giving generalized advice, I want to hand this post over to Christine Henderson. Christine is a Catholic speaker and blogger, and she recently shared a video on grief.

Christine has a clear and expressive voice, and she speaks so every word is said with care. In her approximately 8 minute video, she talks about how we can be present to someone who is experiencing grief. Be sure to check out her video and send her some love.

How have you found ways to show love to someone struggling?

Comments 2

  • Thank you so much for sharing my video. Supporting friends experiencing grief is so important. You are right–The things we do for others is often God working through us.

    • I’m always happy to share the good work other Christian bloggers do. I appreciate you speaking on this important topic.

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