How To Show Up for a Grieving Friend | TobyMac’s Story

TobyMac opens up about his life after the loss of his oldest son, Truett. We talk about his new album “Life After Death,” how people showed up for his family in the midst of this tragedy, and how he is different now.

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TobyMac Opens Up About the Loss of His Son
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December 8, 2022 8:13 pm

So sorry for your loss, I just loss my mom and it’s been hard.

Cindy Miller
Cindy Miller
December 9, 2022 3:10 pm

As I listen to Toby speak of his son, my heart is crying for mine. 2021 was a year of heart break for our family as we watched our oldest son walk through mental illness. He entered the hospital system as they tried and failed to help his Schizophrenia. On Sept 19, 2021 he escaped the hospital and took his own life without our knowledge. We never found out our son died until 2 days later, after they transported him to Nashville. My heart has been shattered and grapples with the why. Why the hospitals {yes there were two involved}… Read more »

December 9, 2022 4:57 pm

Understanding of grief through another family’s 💔 🙏 is helpful. We’ve only just lost the father of my children. Praise God it was peaceful and our Oldest daughter & I were present. He’s no longer suffering.

Mary Bariola Liakos
Mary Bariola Liakos
December 12, 2022 7:00 pm

My son was murdered three years ago at age 30.This music is so heartfelt and brings me to my knees!

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