Since he died, I’ve felt like half of me died too. Why did he die and leave me so alone? I keep waking up in the night, thinking he’s there. What stages do I have to go through to get some relief?

  1. Denial
    Elisha and a woman in denial ~ 2 Kings 4:8-37
  2. Anger
    Naomi: empty and bitter ~ Ruth 1:1-22
  3. Bargaining
    David “bargains” with God ~ 2 Samuel 12:15-25
  4. Depression
    Jacob mourns for Joseph ~ Genesis 37:12-36
  5. Acceptance
    The suffering of Job ~ Job 2:1-10
  6. Hope
    Jesus raises Lazarus ~ John 11:1-44