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If you have ever read the poem by Edgar Allan Poe,The Raven, then you familiar with the story of a distraught lover’s descent into despair. The raven, a bird that comes tapping on the chamber door of a grieving man, is famously quoted […]

When people deal with loss, I am often asked, what is the difference between sorrow and clinical depression?  The difference matters because it has implications for our emotional, spiritual and physical health.  Nearly 2.5 million Americans die each year. Many people are […]

As I write this, I am on my way to Maine to see my dad who is lying in a hospital fighting for his life. He’s 96-years-old and has lived a good life. He loves the Lord and knows where […]

This Memorial Day is a day set aside to remember those who have given their lives for our freedom. Thank you to all the families for your tremendous sacrifice. When loss enters our lives, we change in a moment’s time.  Losing […]

No one likes to be out of control and feel vulnerable. In a moment, our lives can be changed through no action of our own. Things happen. Most of us have personal stories of loss and suffering. They may involve […]

Guest Blogger, Steve Siler, shares his incredible journey from Grammy winning songwriter to healing the soul producer. Could music be used to heal those wounds and hurts hidden deep in our hearts?  From Steve:  “How do you write a song about […]

For 7 years my husband and I experienced infertility. I was poked and prodded more times than I ever care to recall. All the testing came back with no known cause to our infertility. We were among the 4% of couples […]

On my visit to NYC this summer, I went to the 911 Memorial. This was a picture I took as I stood at the footprint of the two missing towers. I don’t know David Brady or any of the other […]

He sat in my office and told me his father died suddenly of a heart attack. There was no warning and he and his mom were heartbroken.  She was crying as she talked about her 20 year marriage coming to […]

I was driving down the road the other day when a song played on my phone. It touched me and it will touch you. I encourage anyone who will be missing a special someone this holiday season to click on […]