By the time we get into the second half of life, we have all experienced loss of various kinds. Loss of a loved one, loss of a marriage, a job, a friend, a prized possession, a relationship, a business, a dream, a beloved pet. . . . any of these can have a serious impact on our life. How we respond to each loss will have a powerful shaping influence on how we live the rest of our lives. Here are some helps for finding hope and happiness through times of loss.