Category Archives: Death & Dying

Sharing in Chicago

We weep with those who weep, rejoice with those who rejoice, sometimes in spaces so close it seems as if the same voice… Continue reading

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A Celebration of Sorrow

Regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, geography, politics, prosperity or the lack thereof, it hurts to lose a loved one and sympathy should transcend. Continue reading

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Obituaries

Andy Schuler’s funeral reminded me that the most important parts of our life stories may not be included in our published obituaries. Continue reading

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A Tender Helplessness

When a loved one dies, it isn’t explanation and purpose that we want; what we really want is to have that person back. So what can we do? Continue reading

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Filling the Empty Spaces

To celebrate our blessings even while acknowledging our sorrows and losses is a good and loving way of honoring all those that we love. Continue reading

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Bearing Bad News

I’ve come to the conclusion that some things simply cannot be done well; there is no good way to tell people that someone they love has been killed. Continue reading

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H-38

When we choose to overlook small inconveniences, we may find ourselves experiencing great moments…
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