Category Archives: Death & Dying

Living in the Fire Zone

Living in a place where the level of fire danger rating includes the word “Catastrophic” requires a different mindset. Continue reading

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Of Grief and Pain, Loss and Hope

Some deaths are tragic, some horrific, some a welcome release. Even in the release, there is loss and sorrow. Continue reading

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School Shooting

Even in unimaginable tragedy, we see courage and compassion. There is no place too small for horror or for honor. Continue reading

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In the Face of Disturbing News

In the space of the unknown, there is room for sowing seeds of doubt… or of faith. I know which one has a better yield. Continue reading

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Sunday School at the Community Church

An unplanned mixing of generations in a Sunday School class shows that young and old share more than we sometimes realize. Continue reading

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Full House, Full Hearts

It doesn’t take nineteen people to make a good Thanksgiving… but nineteen people in one house can certainly make a memorable Thanksgiving! Continue reading

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Against the Odds

In the aftermath of tragedy, a late walk on a cloudy night reminds us that even a dim reflection of God’s light and love helps illuminate the world around us. Continue reading

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