Episode 52: Finding Hope in Grief with Clarissa Moll

Episode 52: Finding Hope in Grief with Clarissa Moll 

Crown Stewardship Podcast

Episode 52: Episode 52: Finding Hope in Grief with Clarissa Moll

About this episode:
This week on the Crown Podcast, we welcome Clarissa Moll, author of Beyond the Darkness, to discuss grief. Clarissa understands loss all too well. Her life changed forever in 2019 when her husband, Rob, died unexpectedly while hiking―leaving her with four children to raise alone. Clarissa shares her personal experience and struggles with loss, as well as honest, practical wisdom that will gently guide you toward flourishing amidst your own loss. You’ll hear how Rob and Clarissa’s priority of getting their financial house in order helped Clarissa practically as she dealt with unimaginable circumstances. We know you’ll be encouraged by this heartfelt and uplifting episode!

Podcast Highlights:

  •  Clarissa shares her personal story of losing her husband and becoming a young widow, and how grief surprisingly brought Clarissa closer to the Lord.
  • How adults and children experience grief differently, and how we can support them throughout their stages of grief.
  • Clarissa encourages engaging with your sorrow, as a contract to the world which tells you to soldier on. You may be surprised at what she sees as the benefits of grieving!

About Our Guest

Clarissa Moll is an author, a podcaster, and the young widow of author Rob Moll. Clarissa’s writing has appeared in Christianity Today, The Gospel Coalition, RELEVANT, Modern Loss, Grief Digest and more. Her husband’s first book, The Art of Dying, was released in April 2021 with Clarissa’s new afterword. Clarissa is the author of Beyond the Darkness: A Gentle Guide for Living with Grief and Thriving after Loss. Clarissa co-hosts Christianity Today’s “Surprised by Grief” podcast and hosts the weekly Hope Writers podcast. She lives a joyful life with her four children and rescue pup and proudly calls both New England and the Pacific Northwest home.