Archive for the ‘Grief’ Category

Holidays and The Dave Test

Sunday, November 24th, 2013

Question number three: “Can I avoid using stained glass language?”  You can find it here:

Navigating the Holidays with The Dave Test

Saturday, November 16th, 2013

People take holidays.  Suffering doesn’t.  So, how do we navigate the holidays when our lives have been touched by loss or misfortune?  Based on the questions I raise in The Dave Test…I am reflecting on that challenge in my blog at

This week’s Dave Test question:

 Question two of ten…”Can I give up my broken gods?”

Lessons at the End Requiem for a Parent

Monday, March 12th, 2012

Lessons at the End: Requiem for a Parent

Trust God. Trust God with your loved ones. Trust God with your own life. Trust God in their brokenness and in ours.

Easter Grief

Monday, April 25th, 2011

This week’s column is devoted to some thoughts about Easter that are often left unaddressed.   All of us have struggled with them and cared for others who do as well.  I will look forward to hearing your reflections on the subject.