It is Biblical in the sense Christ noted, "So he is the God of the living, not the dead, for they are all alive to him.”The dead are asleep in the grave awaiting the Resurrection at Christs return. There is no consciousness. Praying for the dead is another thing the COUNTERFEIT church borrowed from the pagans. It is not Biblical
None of my accounts has been a coping mechanism for grief. Perhaps you have a personal account where you used it as a coping mechanism for grief? Dismissing something that one has no experience of, and no understanding, with a platitude has no value.It is merely a coping mechanism for grief.