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Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. —Matthew 11:28

Whether you are grieving the swift accidental death of your child, or have said good bye to a cherished spouse of fifty years, grief is a process. The uniqueness of someone who mattered enough to grieve over leaves a hole in your heart that is their exact shape. You can never fill that hole. You don't get over it, but with the Shepherd's help you can get through it. Here are some online resources to help you get through the grief process.

Grief and loss resources from AARP
Grief Digest
A magazine for those who grieve
National Hospice and Palliative Care
To create an America where every individual can value the experience of the end of life.
AirCraft Casualty Emotional Support Services
ACCESS is a national non-political, non-profit, tax-exempt (501c3) organization established to aid and facilitate the grieving process of people who have been affected by or involved in an air crash.
Griefnet is an Internet community of 47 e-mail support groups and two web sites for persons dealing with grief, death, and major loss.
National Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Foundation
A clearinghouse of information about SIDS
American Red Cross
American Red Cross is a humanitarian organization, led by volunteers, that provides relief to victims of disasters and helps people, prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies.
Hannah's Prayer Ministries
Christian support for fertility challenges including infertility or the death of a baby at any time from conception through early infancy.
Parents of Murdered Children
To provide support and assistance to all survivors of homicide victims while working to create a world free of murder
Association of Professional Chaplains
They are an interfaith professional pastoral care association of providers of pastoral care endorsed by faith groups to serve persons in physical, spiritual, or mental need in diverse settings throughout the world.
Hope After Abortion
A site for women grieving an abortion
A gentle and compassionate web site for pet lovers who are grieving over the death of a pet or an ill pet
A grief resource center
Hospital Chaplains' Ministry of America
HCMA is a nonsectarian, non-profit faith mission organization that recruits, trains, certifies, places, and oversees Chaplains in healthcare facilities and programs nationwide.
SHARE Pregnancy and Infancy Loss Support
SHARE is a not-for-profit nondenominational organization providing support to those whose lives are touched by the tragic death of a baby through early pregnancy loss, stillbirth or newborn death.
Christian Chaplain and Counselor Society
Offering resources to the Christian chaplain, pastoral and Christian counselors, and critical incident stress debriefers
International Association Of Christian Chaplains- Inc.
A community of Christian chaplains committed to provide high quality pastoral care in this 21st Century.
Silent Grief
Support for all who have suffered miscarriage and later child loss
Articles and resources on dealing with grief
A resource site from Mothers Against Drunk Drivers

The Compassionate Friends
The mission of The Compassionate Friends is to  assist families toward the positive resolution of grief following the death of a child of any age and to provide information to help others be supportive.
Biblical guidance on grief
National Association of Catholic Chaplains
The National Association of Catholic Chaplains is a professional association for certified chaplains and clinical pastoral educators who participate in the healing mission of Jesus Christ.
WidowNet is an information and self-help resource for, and by, widows and widowers.
M.E.N.D. is a Christian not-for-profit corporation whose purpose is to reach out to those who have lost a child due to miscarriage, stillbirth or early infant death and offer a way to share experiences and information through support groups, the quarterly newsletter, and our Internet web site.
Center for Loss and Life Transition
"Though grief is a natural and necessary process, it's also an extraordinarily difficult one. We're here to help mourners and those who care for them." Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D., Director
Carrying To Term Pages
After a devastating prenatal diagnosis, it's too
often assumed that a mother will automatically
terminate. If you have determined to carry your
unborn baby to term despite his or her fatal
condition, this web site was designed for you.
Help for Those Who Grieve
Find daily devotions, the writings of well-known authors and personal notes of the Wrights and others. Other resources include specific grief and loss help, hymns, quotes and more that bring encouragement, comfort, hope and a treasury of Christian truths in times of suffering.
GriefShare is a special place where you can find help as you grieve the loss of a family member or friend.
Comfort Café is a Web site devoted entirely to women. Their mission is to offer hope, help, and healing to women in all life stages and walks of life.
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