Awakened by Ashes

Awakened by Ashes

I awoke thinking of ashes. No, there was not a fire inside or outside the house. I have been asked to speak at a Grief Share conference next month, and I chose the topic, “Grief After COVID.” In the early days of COVID-19, some communities required cremation as a...
The Life Beyond

The Life Beyond

I updated my will last week. To my friends, don’t worry; I’m not planning on going anywhere anytime soon. To my enemies, sorry about getting your hopes up. And to Missy, you can’t quite start hosting the Good Faith Weekly podcast by yourself, no matter how much...
Navigating Loss and Processing Grief

Navigating Loss and Processing Grief

Sitting in the new library at home, a tidy but disorganized space containing bookshelves and a smattering of unopened moving boxes, I glance out the window and catch a glimpse of the night sky. The trees cover much of my view, yet I can still make out the different...