Archangel  Michael

Grief's Unmerited Grace

"The Lord has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted…to comfort all who mourn, and provide for those who grieve…to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of gladness instead of mourning, and a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair" (Isaiah 61:1-3).

What is Grief?
The act of grieving is a natural mourning, sorrowful emotional expression of pain at a severe personal loss. It is neither a passive nor passing emotion which may last for a short period of time after which happiness is ensued once again. Rather, grief is an individualistic

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COPTIC ORTHODOX FAITH

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SACRAMENTAL LIFE

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