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Epiphany in the Hospital Corridor

By Elder Jeffrey R. Holland

As my father lay dying on Christmas, the wail of a newborn jars me into understanding why I was wrong to feel sorry for myself.

12/13/2000

Thanksgiving With Grandma

By Ellen Leventry

11/22/2000A final holiday of fun with the family

Death of a Grandparent

A faith community was there when my kids and I needed it most.

08/15/2000

By Jean Fitzpatrick

Casualties of War

A Vietnam Vet reflects on the deaths of men in his platoon--and his responsibility for them.

05/26/00

By Robert Nylen

Death Comes to Paradise

The impending death of a pet prompts thoughts of human mortality.

05/16/00

By Susan Potter Stewart

A Modern Psalm of Loss

A bereaved mother expresses her sorrow and her faith in verse.

04/25/00

By Ann Weems

Prodigal Grief

A bereaved father finds comfort in the parable of the Prodigal Son.

04/04/00

By Richard Wile

My Wife Died Suddenly Last March.

02/11/2000

By Bernie Glassman

Daddy has died

A young widow shares her family's experience with sudden loss.

01/03/00

By Debbie Jospin

Eulogy for Alex

"God doesn't go around this world with his fingers on triggers, his fist around knives, his hands on steering wheels."

12/20/99

By Reverend William Sloane Coffin

Everyone Cries in the Same Language

With the "wrong language" and the "wrong religion," a rabbi helped grieving families at the site of the Egypt Air crash.

12/20/99

By Andrea Gouze

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