For those who are grieving

I have a number of friends who are grieving today. For them, I share the following words.

“God’s love is such a powerful companion for us that no matter how searing or how intense the hurt of a loss is we know that our spirit need not be destroyed by it; we know that God will help us recover our hope, our courage and our direction in life.”
–From Praying Our Goodbyes by Joyce Rupp