Love’s Cost: Dealing with Grief

Love’s Cost: Dealing with Grief

One of the most beautiful things about humanity is how we connect with others. Through our interactions, we emotionally bond with friends and family. We pull those people close to our hearts, just as they draw us in. And when we lose them, we feel intense pain inside....

All That Glitters

Idolatry is something we read about but don’t really think of in conjunction with our own modern lives. We automatically picture the golden calf of Moses’ time as the prime example, and we sigh with relief that we don’t do such foolish things. I have...

Grief: There are No Rules

I’ve heard it said that every person is either going into a storm, in the middle of one, or on their way out of one. Grief is one of those storms. It crashes into our lives after the loss of beloved people or things, and it doesn’t behave in any clearly understandable...

Gifts of Everlee

Sarah sat across from me at the restaurant. She looked stunning with her sunflower-colored scarf, her shiny gold earrings, and a necklace bearing Everlee’s name. She appeared so put together. I was honored that she would take time to meet with me and share her story....

Hungry for Sacred

Two years ago, I entered into the most sacred three months of my entire life. My beautiful mom was diagnosed with terminal cancer at 62 and was given weeks, to perhaps a month or two, to live. She was gently told by doctors that there was nothing they could do. Upon...