When we feel we have been left without comfort and support feelings of abandonment can take over. Abandonment can take on many forms. Individuals who have suffered with spousal infidelity, abuse, depression, or suicide may have very strong feelings of abandonment based on their past experiences. Other may feel abandoned simply because of the death, asking questions such as, “How could you leave me?” Still others feel abandoned by God. Coping with feelings of abandonment will prevent stronger feelings of anger and depression from taking root.

When Pain is Great
Your most profound and intimate experiences of worship will likely be in your darkest days- when your heart is broken, when you feel abandoned, when you are out of options, when the pain is great, and your turn to God alone.
Rick Warren

Even in our Darkest Hour
We are not and never need be alone.
David A. Bednar

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“When we are racked or harrowed up or torment by guilt or burdened with grief, He can heal us… We can experience the Peace of God which passes all understanding.” “The gospel of Jesus Christ is a gospel of transformation… He invites us to come unto Him and be transformed.” “All can discover, embrace and walk in the true faith of their Father, which faith will make them whole.”

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We find the true healing we seek, when we are able to reach to the One who will always remember us.

We are always going to be reminded that we are not enough; we are easy to forget when something seemingly greater comes along. But I promise you this: Someone is thinking of you. He not only thinks of you when you feel alone—He remembers you when you really are forgotten.


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I feel that family and friends don't understand and don't reach out?