A Grief Observed

Dear Friends, This week marks another year gone by. Another anniversary marking the loss of Gerry, Dawn, Stephen, and Michael, and the dreams of what might have been. I have been blessed beyond measure in the years after their deaths, but the pain of their loss never...

Faithfulness in the storm

As I prayed for inspiration for a blog this week, the threat of a hurricane, COVID-19, and the challenging times that we are facing, made me think of this blog. Written four years ago, it could not be more relevant to our struggles today. 2016 – Traveling back...

COVID-19 GRIEF

“Why can’t I sleep?” “Where are my glasses?” “Why can’t I focus?” “Where did I put my keys?” If lately you have been asking these questions and more, the reason may be unrecognized grief. Yes, grief. COVID-19 has triggered the grief response in us: We are having...

Happy 4th of July

Today in the United States we celebrate Independence Day. A day commemorating when Thirteen American colonies moved to escape tyranny and establish a free and independent nation. A nation that would firmly rely on the protection of “divine...

Thank you, Dad

Did you know that Father’s Day was a day for the celebration of fatherhood in Catholic Europe dating back to 1508? It was usually celebrated on March 19th, the feast day of Saint Joseph, who is considered the earthly father of Jesus. This celebration was brought to...

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