Great thoughts! It’s always good to think ahead on these types of things.

Love Applied

The unthinkable happened recently to a friend of mine.  His wonderful 32 year old daughter died of a stroke from a previously undiagnosed congenital disorder.  It reminded me of something my good friend Bert Fife wrote in her book, “The Free Bird Flies, Choosing Life After Loss” about what to say to someone who has just lost a loved one.  Bert wrote her book after she lost her son Philip at age 21 in a car accident, to share with others who are struggling with their own grief.  Sadly, we lost her as well in September of 2011 but her words still apply so I will share them with you.

From “The Free Bird Flies” in Bert’s words:

“Words and gestures that may be helpful:

2. “Your family is in my prayers.” If the bereaved is a spiritual person, telling them that you will pray is helpful and soothing to…

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