There is nothing like loss and grief that can shake your world to its core. Having recently lost my mother to cancer there is simply no preparation for that type of loss. It has caused me to reinforce my belief in some core principles found in the bible. Here are a few that have been on my radar recently. 1. Hope is the greatest source of comfort for the Christian. From the beginning of my mom’s diagnosis with stage four lung cancer I tried to prepare myself for the worst.