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When Death Comes, Love Means Showing Up

“I don’t really understand what the grieving are going through,” I’ve said many times. “I’ve never lost anyone very close to me.” I will never say that again. My mother died last week. It was sudden and shocking to us, … Continue reading

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Civil Religion Archives: We’re All a Mess and We Need Each Other

Note:  I wrote this post for Civil Religion last winter, part of a series on spirituality in films.  It came to mind because tonight is the first meeting of our Common Ground group – an intentional effort to share life … Continue reading

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