Dawn Anderson

CP Guest Contributor

5 Tips for Surviving a 'Blue Christmas'

Since feeling blue during the holidays is such a common sentiment, many churches have seminars to help people in emotional pain minimize their stress during the holidays. Several tips from these classes are actually quite good for people who aren't suffering that "holiday dread" feeling also.

Do's and Don'ts for Comforting Grieving Families After a Suicide

After my husband died by suicide, most people were wonderful, but a few said inappropriate things that made this difficult time harder. I'm now a pastor and facilitator for Christian Survivors of Suicide support group in Dallas, and have heard many comforter "horror stories" similar to Job's over the years.