ETL.015: “Ordinary People, Extraordinary Faith” Interview with Mandi Cofer; Grieving the Loss of a Stillborn Child


So, why the butterfly in the picture with this episode’s show notes?  You’ll definitely want to listen to today’s “Ordinary People, Extraordinary Faith” interview to find out.  I promise, it will be worth your time.

This interview is with Mandi Cofer.  How does a young couple, excitedly preparing for the arrival of their second child, go to the hospital the day before the due date only to have to return home a few days later preparing a funeral for that very baby?  What a crushing turn of events!

Mandi leads us through these exceedingly dark days of her life and shares some exceedingly insightful and valuable thoughts on…

  • how one can cope with us a loss
  • what to do in order to actually be helpful to someone who is grieving
  • what NOT to say that might actually inflict pain on the hurting while intending to help
  • practical actions to take if you are in the midst of deep grief


Shea & Mandi Cofer with daughters Cleo & Zoe

Shea & Mandi Cofer with daughters Cleo & Zoe












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Mandi’s Favorite Bible Passages:

  • Philippians 1:3
  • Psalm 34:18
  • Psalm 46:10


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  1. […] I think of a sweet Christian mother who I am in constant awe of. With God’s help she has become an advocate for others grieving the loss of their children. She actively seeks to help others in pain and has helped me stay strong even when she was grieving her precious boy. She writes a blog to help others at and has also done a podcast interview for the “Ordinary People, Extraordinary Faith” series (the same series I was interviewed for and previously posted about) […]

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