Posts Categorized: Grief

Death and Resurrection: Hope in the Age of Pandemic

The empty tomb, the three crosses, and the resurrection of Jesus

Resurrection happens when life and death, darkness and light, converge. Because as Saint Francis said, “It is in dying that we are born to eternal life.” In the midst of this pandemic, so much death. The number of deaths from COVID-19 headlines the news. How many people in the U. S. have been killed by… Read more »

Depression: Understanding its Presence

depression being conveyed, man in dark clouds, early morning on top of mountain range

Depression is not “all in your head.” While depression is medically characterized as a chemical imbalance in the brain, it affects your body as well as your thoughts and your feelings, in fact your whole life.   Depression is more than moodiness. While everyone has their down days, clinical depression goes beyond a blue mood… Read more »

Tragedy, Grief and Unanswered Questions

older woman showing grief

This morning tragedy and death were on the front page of both of newspapers I normally read. Not in some distant war zone, but right here in the town where I live. Not the death of evildoers or losers, but of innocents, the brightest and the best. A family of four – mother, father, son,… Read more »