E91: There's More Than Surviving with Sarah Nannen


Sarah Nannen got the worst news of her life on a sunny day in 2014: her husband, Reid, had been killed in a military aviation accident. With four kids in tow, Sarah began walking the unexpected road of widowhood. Today, we're talking about how the reality of death in the military often looks like "compartmentalizing the elephant," how breaking the news of a death to kids is really the first of many conversations, and how faith in the aftermath of loss is more about actively hoping than it is about any religious doctrine. Also this week, I'm sharing the concept of self-abandonment and reading a passage from my new book Permission to Grieve.

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