Comfort

Comfort is an experience. read more »

Restoration

When the careful restoration of our life is at last complete, our grief becomes a precious part of the infrastructure of who we are. read more »

Perfect Faithfulness

God is perfect. God is faithful. God’s perfect faithfulness is our one true guide through the valley of the shadow of death. read more »

Grief Speak

Likely most of us have heard or read well-intentioned expressions of sympathy couched I "grief speak" that did little or nothing to comfort us. read more »

Convention

We live in a society that easily conforms to convention, especially when someone dies. read more »

Still Waters

The psalmist beautifully describes God's presence to us, especially when we grieve, "He leads me beside still waters" (Psalm 233:2 RSV). read more »

Collective Grief

When an entire community is stunned and shocked by large-scale loss, most recently the explosion of a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, a kind of collective grief envelops everyone touched by the tragedy. read more »

Where is God?

When an act of random violence kills innocent people, wounds and maims dozens of others, and brings an entire city to its knees, there are only questions - who did this, why, how? read more »

Remembrance

On remembrance days, we are easily engulfed by a tidal wave of emotions, as often our grief is renewed and revisited. read more »

Strong and True

Easter is a tender time when we’re grieving the death of one we love. read more »

Comfortable?

One of the lessons grief teaches us is that it’s impossible to imagine the death of a loved one or be comforted beforehand. read more »

Comfort - Again

Comfort is a repetitive experience of grief – there’s no one-time, one-size-fits-all comfort that can fix our grief and send us on our way in life. read more »