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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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My First Poetry Book

I am happy to announce that after thirty years of serious writing, my first poetry book has been published. Continue reading

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Of Memory and Monuments

It is not truly honoring those we have lost when we become more focused on our own grief than on those most treasured memories. Continue reading

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An Agonizing Victory

Shot in the face and left for dead, Amanda Simpson not only survived, she left the hospital in time to attend the funeral of the man she loved. Continue reading

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A Sharing of Grief

In the aftermath of our greatest tragedies, it is not explanation that is most needed; it is the expression of love in comfort and sharing. Continue reading

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A Soothing Comfort

Like a gentle dawning on a peaceful day, so is the comfort of those who love us in our times of grief. Continue reading

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What Shall I Grieve?

My mother was granted release from the prison of flesh last evening. She was 99 years old and died peacefully with some family members present. Continue reading

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