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...
Violence at Funerals Is a Grave Offense

Violence at Funerals Is a Grave Offense

At least 71 Palestinians were injured during a funeral procession after Israeli police used tear gas and rubber-coated bullets. In addition, 13 people were hospitalized, six police officers were wounded, and 20 Palestinians were arrested. The funeral was for Walid...
When Life Is Unfair, Look for Signs of Goodness

When Life Is Unfair, Look for Signs of Goodness

It was a perfect spring Saturday, almost too beautiful for the somber meditations of a memorial service. A cool breeze chilled the otherwise warm temperature. The crystal blue sky was cloudless. It was as perfect a day as one gets in North Carolina’s early spring. We...