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Kathie Lee Gifford's letter about her husband's death is chillingly beautiful

Leah Prinzivalli writes about pop culture, beauty and health and has interviewed some of your favorite reality stars. She has been published in VICE, Reductress, The Toast, The Frisky, and elsewhere. She lives in Brooklyn with her cat, l...

One year ago, Kathie Lee Gifford experienced God's mercy in a way she never had before

Kathie Lee Gifford spent today remembering her late husband, Frank Gifford, who passed away last year. This would have been their 30th year of marriage. She shared a touching tribute to her husband on Today.com, explaining how she's gotten through the year without him.

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Gifford took one day at a time, she wrote. "God doesn't promise you a year. He promises you a day at a time. He broke life into 24-hour-periods because that's all we can handle. The next day, you reach for your fresh cup of mercy that you need every bit as much as the day before."

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She shared some advice for those also grieving: the importance of getting the help you need. For Gifford, it was important to turn to faith. "For other people grieving the loss of a loved one, I would tell them it's impossible to do it on your own," she said. "You need to immerse yourself in the word of God. What I would do is get up in the morning and spend time in prayer. Start really learning as much Scripture as possible so you can quote it without looking it up, so it's in your DNA. You can call on it when you're feeling challenged in your faith."

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One year ago, Kathie Lee Gifford experienced God's mercy in a way she never had before
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