FGG-152 The Empty Chair

The Empty ChairThanksgiving and Christmas are the happiest times of the year. We get together with family and friends, exchange gifts, share wonderful meals, and enjoy the holidays.  But, for many of us, the loss of a loved one makes this a sad and even depressing time. Let’s face it; every one of us will have a holiday where there is an empty chair. In this podcast Tony discusses the loss of a loved on at the holidays.

Quote: “I am not alone at all, I thought. I was never alone at all. And that, of course, is the message of Christmas. We are never alone. Not when the night is darkest, the wind coldest, the world seemingly most indifferent. For this is still the time God chooses.” –Taylor Caldwell

Scripture: “He will wipe every tear from their eyes, and there shall be no more death or mourning, wailing or pain, [for] the old order has passed away.” –Revelations 21:4

“The LORD is close to the brokenhearted, saves those whose spirit is crushed.” –Psalm 34:19

Reflections:  What do you think of Tony’s ideas for remembering a loved one?  Do you have a tradition at the holidays to remember those that have past?  What can we do to help a person who has experienced a loss this year?

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