What do you do when you’re away from home and you receive a phone call that there is a bushfire in your area? Listen to Richard share how bushfires affected his family and the community he grew up in. How do you pick up the pieces after the devastation of a raging bushfire? Or any devastating tragedy?
Grief and Loss
Surviving A Loved One’s Suicide Grieving the loss of a loved one is painful enough, but as a suicide survivor you face a more complicated grief because you must also deal with the fact that your loved one chose to die. It is hard to believe life can ever be normal again, but there is […]
Have you ever felt stuck in the dark, with no way out? Life may be dark because you’ve lost your job, or someone you love. Listen as Noel Due shares how God does offer us a torch, and how to discover a way through the dark times.
Take Heart In Your Grief Grief is caused by many things, the most common reason being the death of someone close to you. While each person experiences grief differently, this booklet explores the common feelings people have during a grieving period. Please enter your name and email address below so we can send you a […]
The pain of losing a loved one is never easy. When it happens suddenly, it can seem extra hard to deal with. Listen to Stephen Schulz as he shares his recent experience of loss. As a pastor he has comforted a lot of people in their grief, but his own experience took him by complete surprise.
“We were in this little plane, caught in a thunderstorm and the pilot said – I’m sorry guys, we’re not going make it, we’re gonna go down – and man, that makes you think about living and dying!” Death is not a topic that we tend to talk about over a BBQ. Most of us don’t talk about death until it’s on our doorstep. Listen as Celia and Richard talk with Jonathan Krause about why we don’t need to be afraid to have those conversations.
“Joshua was my first pet. A blue heeler border collie cross. We did everything together. I was devastated the day I found him hit by a car. I was only 14 years old and what was I gonna do without him?”
I’m Richard Fox from Messages of Hope. How do you cope in times of grief and loss? Listen in this week when I’ll be talking about where I’ve found comfort in the lonely times of grief.
“Widowed at 19 with a three year old child: it’s not a recipe for happiness in anyone’s book, but in a conservative farming village in south India it spells disaster.”
Where do you turn when you’re isolated, ostracised, grieving and rejected. This week Noel Due shares the story of Vijaya and the message that gave her the courage to go against all cultural beliefs and live a life of worth and love.
Where do you go when your dreams are shattered? How do you recover from the emotional trauma and grief that overwhelms you? Listen to Deborah’’s story of miscarriage and how she found hope to move forwards and to dream again.
Losing a Baby Without Losing Hope On the night of June 7, just as I began my eleventh week of pregnancy with our fourth child, I learned my baby had died. The weeks that followed presented one of the greatest challenges to my physical, emotional, social, and spiritual wellbeing I have ever known. I discovered […]