Interview with Tim Tucker on CCFM sharing his story of hope in September 2023.
For many of us, social media became exponentially more important during the global COVID-19 pandemic. We have become increasingly connected to our devices and it has simply become part of our daily life. However, many of us are also concerned that there is an intrinsic link between social media usage and the state of our mental health. If this is true (as many studies are indicating), then we need to be even more cautious about how we utilise social media while we are processing grief.
This interview was on Radio CCFM morning show as part of their “Story of Hope” segment. With the launch of the new edition of Grief and Grace, it seemed like a good time to repost this video.
Discombobulated is one of my favourite words to describe my state of being when I was going through deep grief. The state of being discombobulated is to be characterised by confusion or disorder.
In this article I provide 3 pieces of advice for those discombobulated by grief.
How do we retain courage and hope in difficult situations? Whether we are facing personal challenges or feeling overwhelmed by the scale of pain impacting countless millions around the world, it can sometimes be difficult to keep the faith in the face of suffering.
This psalm has brought courage and hope to countless millions for three thousand years. We recorded this clip as part of the Grief and Grace video series.
I featured this poem in the “Grief and Grace” video series. I found it particularly helpful when I was experiencing life in slow motion in the aftermath of losing my wife.
In my experience, the best books about grief are short. When it feels like the sky is falling, you don’t need or want lots of words.
“Would you like to borrow this?” My daughter’s preschool teacher Sue held out a book to me. It was small, about the size of the SA constitution (in the early democracy days when you could pick up a copy for free from the Post Office).
In his book, “Grief and Grace”, Tim shares his journey of grief following the untimely passing on of his dear wife Laura Tucker on 18 August 2016. Dr. Tucker paints a vivid picture that we can all relate to.
It is now five years since Laura’s passing. It seems like a significant milestone – many people have expressed how unbelievable it seems that five years have passed. A friend sent me this verse, which sums up God’s faithfulness to us over the past five years: Fear not, for I am with you; be not […]