Healthy Grief Essay

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Running head: HEALTHY GRIEF

Healthy Grief
Monica Germaine
Grand Canyon University
Spirituality in Health Care
HLT 310V June 25, 2012

Healthy Grief Each day tragedy and suffering may come into people’s lives. Losing loved ones by disease, accident, natural disaster, or experiencing personal trauma is very painful. The emotional, physical, and spiritual reaction in response to these tragedies is known as grief or grieving. Grief is a natural reaction to loss and at times can be a very strong and overwhelming emotion. In this paper the writer will define and describe the model of grieving by the psychiatrist Elisabeth Kubler-Ross. Through the
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In Job 6:8, Job is asking or petitioning God. “Oh that I might have my request; and that God would grant me the thing that I long for”. Job is seeking God the desire to restore his loses. In Job chapter 16 it tells that Job is pleading with God. “O that one might plead for a man with God, as a man pleadth for his neighbor’ (Job16:21). In chapter 23, Job is expressing his qualities of righteous and begins to bargain or negotiate those qualities with God. Job 23:4 “I would order my cause before him, that fill my mouth with arguments.” Finally in chapter 31, Job tells of all the good he has done not only for his family but for the poor, homeless, and fatherless he lead a charitable life. Even though his wealth was great, Job was an honest man and always put God first with unconditional obedience. He tells God if this is not enough, “Then let mine arm fall from my shoulder blade, and mine arm be broken from the bone” (Job 31:22). Job was petitioning God’s judgment upon him. Depression: a natural feeling of sadness, regrets, uncertainty or fear. . It is a sort of acceptance with emotional attachments. There are many passages in the Book of Job regarding depression, sadness, and regrets. The first is in Job chapter 2, Job’s friends come to comfort him and see how distraught and sad he his. Job is remaining silent and withdrawing from friends and family. .

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