Letting go Letting God heal grief is easier said than done, isn’t it? Why? It’s our human nature to not want to let go. That said, however, if you really want to break free from the sadness and sorrow that comes with grieving you must give your grief to God.

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Letting Go Letting God Heal Grief

Working with cancer patients there have been countless times our doctors have to tell patients, and family members straight-out, with dread, sadness, and sorrow in their voices, they need to prepare themselves because we’ve done all we can do.

Working in oncology is downright difficult at times because you get so attached to both the patient and their family. I often get asked “How do you handle working in this type of environment day after day? I say, one word…God.


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How Does letting go letting God Heal Grief?

I’ve been in a season of grief for what feels like forever. From losing our first grandchild to SIDS at 4 1/2 months old to my Mama, baby Brother, two in-laws on the same day, and lastly my stepdad, all close together have left me trusting God and His strength more than ever.

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God Is your comforter

Sometimes, when we’re experiencing loss from sorrow and heartache all we want to do at the moment is push aside our grief so it can’t gain control and overwhelm us with its intensity.

Of course, this is normal, but the longer you avoid your pain and attempt to push it away, the more difficult it will be to process it and move forward.

God Will Be Your Comforter Bible Verses

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort. 2 Corinthians 1:3

Who comforts us in all our troubles so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God. 2 Corinthians 1:4

Meaning Sorrow In Grief

When we talk about the actual meaning of sorrow then sorrow is an emotion, sentiment, or feeling. Sorrow, in my opinion, is way more intense than sadness.

Sorrow also means deep stress, and sadness, for the loss of someone or something. What is Grief? Grief is a normal part of our human experience here on Earth.

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How Long Will Sadness And Sorrow Last?

In all honesty, there’s no specific timeframe for grief. No two people are the same and every person grieves differently. You can not judge your grief by someone else’s.

So, that being said, whatever seems right to you is okay. Anything less is counterproductive. Just give yourself time and patience so your grieving process will go more smoothly for you.

God Will Carry You Through Bible Verse

Even to your old age and gray hairs, I am he, I am he who will sustain you. I have made you and I will carry you; I will sustain you and I will rescue you. Isaiah 46:4

How Do You Deal With Sadness And Sorrow?

Make sure to eat even if you don’t feel like it, ok? You got to take care of yourself too. Sleep is also important for your overall health in general.

I suggest getting outside and taking a walk. Seeing God’s creation surrounding you will help keep your mind on an eternal perspective instead of a worldly point of view.

Make sure you surround yourself with friends and family regularly. Do NOT isolate yourself and be secluded because this will only increase your feelings of sadness and mourning. I’m preaching to myself here too!

God Will Wipe All Tears away Bible Verse

He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.” Revelation 21:4

How Do You Let Go Of Grief? Give It To God

Just know in time grief will slowly ease up. However, that being said, it doesn’t fully go away and I’d give anything to tell you it does. I know this will sound cliché but give it to God. He alone is more than capable of carrying you through the hard times.

Give Your Cares To God Bible Verses

Cast your cares on the Lord and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous be shaken. Psalm 55:22

 Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about you. 1 Peter 5:7

The Lord is my shepherd; I have all that I need. Psalm 23:1

He lets me rest in green meadows; he leads me beside peaceful streams. Psalm 23:2

He renews my strength. He guides me along the right paths, bringing honor to his name. Psalm 23:3

Even when I walk through the darkest valley, I will not be afraid, for you are close beside me. Your rod and your staff protect and comfort me. Psalm 23:4

You prepare a feast for me in the presence of my enemies. You honor me by anointing my head with oil. My cup overflows with blessings. Psalm 23:5

Surely your goodness and unfailing love will pursue me all the days of my life, and I will live in the house of the Lord forever. Psalm 23:6

Sweet friend, there is no fast-forwarding through grief but you can let others help you through words of comfort. There are no shortcuts when dealing with deep loss or the emotions that go with it.

I Got This Quote In An Email…Wise Words Of Truth!

If we don’t deal with hard emotions on our terms now, they will come back on their terms later.

– Lisa Apello

I will be the first to admit to you that trying to mask your pain or bury it will not help you move forward. When my family lost Tyler, our first grandchild at 4 1/2 months old I was so shattered and mad at God for far too long. Trust me, this was not wise and I don’t want you to make the mistake I did.

The only way to deal with the difficult process of grieving is to meet them head-on. Just keep in the forefront of your mind, in grief, God is Close to the Brokenhearted.

Sweet friend, it’s my heart’s desire that this post helps you get through your grief with hope.

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Your Next Step

I highly suggest that you start a journal to remind you of the treasured memories you had with your loved one. If you need help here are some journal prompts to get you started.

Final thought…Listen to this beautiful song and let it remind your spirit that this world is NOT our home…Heaven is, and we will be reunited with ALL of our loved ones one day very soon.

Your Turn

Which of the four ways of letting go and letting God heal your grief will help you the most? I’d love for you to let me know.

About Angela and Resounding His Love.

Angela Cleary | Christian Influencer and Inspirational Writer of Resounding His Love

Hey there, I’m Angela. My passion is sharing the gospel, and how Jesus has transformed my life and he can do the same for you. When trials and tribulations arise it’s crucial to walk by faith not by sight, no matter how things appear. In my posts, I’m 100% honest and vulnerable, and I share some hard things, even when it isn’t easy…But if “My Story” helps “You” overcome your struggles in life and learn to lean on Jesus…Our #1 problem solver in all circumstances…it’s worth it!

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