Episode 16 - Grief - Alice Stock

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Health Care Directive http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/fpc/profinfo/advdir.htm

Bill's favorite scripture
In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus: Who, being in very nature[a] God, did not consider equality with God something to be used to his own advantage; rather, he made himself nothing by taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness.
And being found in appearance as a man, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to death—even death on a cross!
Therefore God exalted him to the highest place and gave him the name that is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue acknowledge that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.
Philippians 2:5-8

Hymns from Bill’s service
At the Name of Jesus
Great is Thy Faithfulness
In Christ Alone

GriefShare https://www.griefshare.org/

Caring Bridge https://www.caringbridge.org

Scriptures for comfort
My soul finds rest in God alone; my salvation comes from him. He alone is my rock and my salvation; he is my fortress. I will never be shaken.
Psalm 62:1

I look up to the mountains—does my help come from there?
My help comes from the LORD, who made heaven and earth!
He will not let you stumble; the one who watches over you will not slumber.
Indeed, he who watches over Israel never slumbers or sleeps.
The LORD himself watches over you! The LORD stands beside you as your protective shade.
The sun will not harm you by day, nor the moon at night.
The LORD keeps you from all harm and watches over your life.
The LORD keeps watch over you as you come and go, both now and forever.
Psalm 121
 

Reflections of a Grieving Spouse: The Unexpected Journey from Loss to Renewed Hope by H. Norman Wright
https://www.amazon.com/Reflections-Grieving-Spouse-Unexpected-Journey/dp/0736926542

Perfectly Imperfect: A Life in Progress by Lee Woodruff
https://www.amazon.com/Perfectly-Imperfect-Progress-Lee-Woodruff/dp/0812979028/ref=sr_1_sc_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1515545657&sr=1-1-spell&keywords=perfectly+imperfect+lee+woodriff

Poem by David Harkins
You can shed tears that he is gone,
or you can smile because he has lived.
You can close your eyes and pray that he'll come back,
or you can open your eyes and see all he's left.
Your heart can be empty because you can't see him,
or you can be full of the love you shared.
You can turn your back on tomorrow and live yesterday,
or you can be happy for tomorrow because of yesterday.
You can remember him only that he is gone,
or you can cherish his memory and let it live on.
You can cry and close your mind,
be empty and turn your back.
Or you can do what he'd want:
smile, open your eyes, love and go on.