Silent Saturday

Yesterday was the day that changed all days, for the resurrection of Jesus is the hinge point of history. The empty tomb upended the vice grip of sin and death, and its ultimate claim on our lives. And so, yesterday, we celebrated. Where Friday was a day of sorrow, grief, & darkness at the cross,…

walking through grief

I've reflected before on grief, and its impact. The truth is: to be alive is to face grief. To be alive for a long time is often to face profound grief. Gerald Sittser knows this personally, having lost his wife, his mother, and one of his daughters in a car crash -- where they were…

learning to listen (from a lawyer)

Recently, I watched the movie Worth. It’s the story of Kenneth Feinberg and his team, who were given the responsibility of determining which victims of 9/11 would receive compensation – and how much. The movie demonstrates the evolution of Feinberg’s approach, where he learns to deal with people as people – not as statistics. The…