The Angel Wore Sneakers

…not just any old work shoes, but hot pink sneakers with shiny silver stripes that peeked out from the bottom of her sensible khaki...

Collateral Grief

We’re continuously confronted with acts of violence that are at once shocking and simply unimaginable. Often, we flounder for what it is...

Commonwealth Grief

Beyond its accustomed use to designate a federation of states, a commonwealth is also defined as any group of persons united by some common...

How to Recover from the Death of a Loved One

Recovery best describes our spiritual and emotional healing from grief. When we find satisfaction in life with renewed self-confidence,...

Grief Understanding

If you’ve found this website, you or someone you know may be grieving. You may be in the depths of sorrow, seeking comfort and direction....

The Other Side of Grief

From time to time, those whose grief is much newer than mine ask me hope-filled questions about what life is like on the other side of...

Restoration

If you watch much television and find entertainment value in the programs that focus on renovation and restoration of older homes, perhaps...

Happiness

I don’t really know why, but happiness is not exactly my favorite concept in life. I tend to consign happiness to the kind of superficial...

Soaring

Two weeks before Christmas I took about ten days off from work to enjoy my first real vacation in several years. Although I travel from...

Perfect Faithfulness

I confess to being a bit of a perfectionist. Not the neurotic, obsessive-compulsive sort, but I’m easily derailed when the details of...

Grief Recovery

What is it about grief that seems so at odds with the notion of recovery? The very word suggests that we’re going to re-cover something...

Stuck

In early December I was driving down the freeway and even though I was paying attention to traffic, I was fully aware that my mind was...
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