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Encouragement and Hope for Grief and Loss

We’re glad you’ve discovered Endurance. We hope our site provides assurance that you are not alone. We know what you are going through is a unique situation, but we can also relate. We’ve been there— and now we want to help provide safe place of comfort, encouragement and hope for you.

Coping with Grief and Loss

Grieving can be a long process and it takes on many different forms.

Dealing with the Death of a Loved One

Dealing with the death of a loved one takes time. Many will have to go through the grieving process in order to find peace.

How to Heal from Grief and Loss

Healing takes time. When hard situations invade our lives, we need to learn how to face and grieve our losses.

Relevant Articles

If you or someone you love is battling grief and loss, we hope these articles will provide words of encouragement and endurance for the journey.

Endurance for the Journey

My Heart Cries Out

December 22, 2019

My heart cries out over Moab; her fugitives flee as far as Zoar, as far as Eglath Shelishiyah. They go up the way to Luhith, weeping as they go; on th...

Endurance for the Journey

A Radio at Full Volume

May 1, 2019

But you, O God, do see trouble and grief; You consider it to take it in hand. The victim commits himself to You; You are the helper of the fatherless....

Endurance for the Journey

March 27, 2019

Suffering Confronts Me My heart is troubled and restless. Days of suffering torment me. I walk in gloom, without sunlight. I stand in the public squar...

Endurance Resources

These resources share some of the best answers and sources of inspiration we’ve found that have touched our hearts and comforted thousands. Endurance resources are available in English and may be purchased for personal, educational or religious use; all proceeds benefit Endurance. We currently ship materials to addresses within the U.S. and Canada.

Depression

People who are battling a serious illness or loss are especially prone to depression. Caregivers and family members are also at risk. The chemicals that keep our brain functioning can become depleted during times of stress. Depression is the result of a chemical depletion and is a legitimate medical problem- not a spiritual problem.

Anger

Anger – normally seen as a negative emotion – is not an uncommon companion on the journey through the valley of suffering .

Fear

The waves of fear faced by those who battle cancer can be overwhelming, sometimes even debilitating. But life goes on despite our fears. So when we feel fear’s clammy grip, what can we do?

Pain

No one wants to suffer – no one enjoys suffering – it is even worse when we are taken by surprise – blindsided by the painful trial – there is no perfect time to fit suffering into your schedule.

FIND HOPE

If you feel lost in the darkness of a strange and unknown place – be assured there is a hope that will not lead you to disappointment!


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FIND PEACE

For many of us, Peace is a bit of a mystery. We want peace, especially when adversity turns our life upside down. As we unravel the mystery of peace, we may discover that its more attainable than we think.


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Please know that you are not alone. Jan, Dave and the staff of Endurance pray regularly for the visitors of this site to experience God’s grace and strength. If you have a specific prayer request, we are here for you.


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Dave Dravecky’s Story

“But our journey of suffering was not hopeless. Through it we discovered the power of endurance—not in our own ability, but in the comfort, encouragement and hope that God provides.”

Meet Jan & Dave Dravecky

Facing cancer, amputation, and depression, Dave and his wife Jan eventually found hope.

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Our Encouragement Gifts contain customized selections of faith-based books that offer a message of hope for the journey.

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