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We invite you to act on the things you have been reading and to discover the difference that acting makes in your healing.

Below are a list of readings that each have specific questions to ponder and journal about.  After you have completed the readings and the questions, we invite you to try one of the challenges.  Keep track of your progress and then use the link to post back about your experience either on the forum or in the comment section of the related blog post. As you LEARN, ACT and SHARE your experiences you will find growth and healing in the process. Be patient with yourself.  Move forward at the pace that you and your circumstances allow, but try to do a little everyday and you will find relief from the pain of your grief.

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LEARN: Read Post- 5 Ideas that will change how you view Loneliness in your life, The Gift of Time

ACT: Questions to ponder and journal about:

1. How can you use your experience with loneliness to make you better?

Challenge: Focus on improving another trait such as gratitude, or patience. Study more about that principle and apply it to your life. Journal about how that affects your loneliness.

SHARE: your experience

LEARN: Read Post- 5 Ideas that will change how you view Loneliness in your lifeOvercoming Murmuring: Remaining Productive and Positive in Times of Trial.

ACT: Questions to ponder and journal about:

2. What relationships can you focus on and improve so that they will be more more filling and ease your loneliness and the loneliness of others?

Challenge: Choose one person to focus on for the next two weeks. Make a list of things you can do to improve the relationship and then try them out. Journal about your experience and after two weeks set an additional goal to improve that relationship

SHARE: your experience


LEARN: Read Post- The Root of Loneliness

ACT: Questions to ponder and journal about:

3. How have destructive “Band-Aid “behaviors increased your feelings loneliness?

Challenge: pray for help to overcome those behaviors, set goals to avoid them for 21 days. Journal about how avoidance of these things affects your feelings of loneliness.

SHARE: your experience