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…

Another unemployment lesson

In my last post, I shared some lessons that I learned through 7 months of uncertain unemployment. Of course, the truth is: I'm still learning. And the lessons continue. Here's one more that I don't want to slip through the cracks, unnoticed. And this lesson starts with this simple idea:┬áBe careful of pious phrases. We…