- People & Places
While I was working on my dissertation, I was also serving in spiritual care, in palliative care, in pediatric trauma. Here I was writing and thinking about these big picture ideas about hope when I was walking with people who were facing endings and facing their own death.
Pat pleaded, “What are you saying?! How long does he have?” The oncologist replied, “With kids I’ve known with this kind of tumour, it is usually a matter of months, though sometimes we can be surprised, and it may be a bit longer.” The devastation in the room was palpable.
When we told someone that we were celebrating our
Yesterday in our Circle of Hope talking circle I
I read today about a new kind of memorial
At one time, we owned a corner grocery store.
"It's not too late for what?" you might ask.
The church helps heal a grieving family.
Deconstructing General Assembly.
We meet God when all we depend on is out of reach.
Congregations plead to be heard.
Making new growth possible.
Perspectives from the McIntosh siblings.
An unlikely Bible translation and other interesting things.
Responding with thanksgiving.
A lesson from loon parents.
Well, sort of.
Saving women and children.
A mother wrestles meaning and hope from her son’s untimely death.
Surrender control; trust God.
The assembly approved a number of measures to provide
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