You can be a better comforter to your grieving friends and family members this year by:
- Being more aware of the person’s situation and needs. This resolution obligates you to be more deeply involved in the lives of your friends and family members. Otherwise how would you know their life or loss situation and address their deepest needs for support, comfort and encouragement?
- Being more present in the person’s life. This resolution takes a concerted or “intentional” effort to be there for the person–physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. Don’t hover or try to orchestrate their grief. Just be there and available for the person.
- Being more active in the person’s life. This resolution means going beyond just offering to be there if they need anything. (If you ever need anything, just call me. Heard or said that one before?) Put yourself in their shoes and do for them what would…
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