It's the most wonderful time of the year! Or is it? If you are grieving a loss or painful memories invade your thoughts, you know that surving this season can be a daily struggle. Wednesday we'll hear from Miriam Neff and Dr. Gary Lovejoy about ways we can redeem even our grief and regret to find fresh meaning and joy this Christmas.
Miriam Neff is founder and president of Widow Connection and a former high school teacher and counselor. She is the author of eight books, including From One Widow to Another: Conversations on the New You and Women and Their Emotions. Her one minute feature, New Beginnings, is heard on over 1200 outlets. Miriam’s late husband, Bob, was the former vice president of Moody Radio.
Dr. Gary Lovejoy has, for over 34 years, conducted his private counseling practice where he has extensive experience serving individuals, couples, and families. He continues an active private practice with Valley View Counseling Services, LLC in Portland, Oregon, of which he is the founder. Dr. Lovejoy was a professor of both psychology and religion at Mt. Hood Community College for 32 years. He earned a master’s degree in religious education from Fuller Theological Seminary as well as a master’s in psychology at California State University, Los Angeles, and completed his doctorate in psychology while attending the United States International University. Dr. Lovejoy has conducted numerous seminars on depression and been the keynote speaker at many family camps, couple’s retreats and college conferences. Dr. Lovejoy and his wife, Sue, have two adult children.
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