Conversations for the Comforter

If you are a friend of someone who is living through their seasons of grief, Conversations for the Comforter will offer practical suggestions on how to come close to that grieving friend.  Learning to comfort others is a skill untaught in our society, but needed so desperately.  As you gain confidence to come close to broken hearted people, it is our hope the ripple of comfort will extend around the globe. 

When Comforting Gets Tough

Comforting a grieving friend can have its prickly moments, but when authentic support is given and received, it is deeply satisfying for both parties.  While it is basic to our shared humanity that we need each other, at times we push away those who are the very ones...

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A New Christmas Perspective

Christmas is almost here! What an amazing time of year.....YES, an amazing time of year. I’m not sure it is the “Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” for those who grieve, but it is amazing.  What amazes me is the human capacity to feel loss in the midst of decorations,...

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I’ve saved the blog you wrote about my Dad’s funeral and how it affects generations.  Thanks so much for capturing a meaningful part of our family’s grief.  

Robert

Steve and Karen thanks for sharing from your hearts. You have led the way helping so many through their journeys of grief. My thoughts and prayers are with you!

Connie

Our mission is to be a supportive and compassionate companion for those who grieve and helpful, encouraging insight for those who comfort them.

It is our desire that this web site become one of your shared resources when you meet a grieving friend.  Our second, yet equally important goal is to offer significant and relevant information so that CfD remains one of your go-to places for your own benefit.