Sometimes we just don’t know what to say when hard things happen to friends. We want to say the right thing, the best thing. Four things to remember when comforting a grieving friend.
When you don’t feel like celebrating. When you’re filled up with grief, the blare of holiday cheer scraps the tender skin of our hearts. The juxtaposition of merry and bright slams into the ache of loss. Is there a place for mourning in the merry making that has become synonymous with Christmas?