An Interview with Lisa Appelo

What to Do When You Think You’ll Never Smile Again

An Interview with Lisa Appelo

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What to Do When You Think You’ll Never Smile Again

How do you move forward when your entire world just fell apart? After unexpectedly losing her husband in the middle of the night to natural causes, Lisa Appelo found herself a single mother of seven just trying to get out of bed. She struggled through the deep disappointment as she journeyed to lean on God for all things and teach her heart to beat again.

Whether you have lost a loved one, a job, a dream, a friendship, a home, or your financial stability, you aren’t alone. Statistics show that 12.5 million people are grieving. Join Colleen Swindoll-Thompson as she talks with Lisa. They share biblical encouragement for all who grieve and how you can find your smile again.

Listen in to learn:

  • How grief isn’t a one-size-fits-all
  • The importance of dealing with bitterness
  • Tools for grief (including lamenting)
  • What things may bring comfort and what may not
  • Why Satan’s schemes are the biggest battle

Learn more about Lisa Appelo and her story of grief, faith, and hope in her new book, Life Can Be Good Again: Putting Your World Back Together After It Falls Apart, at

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