Category Archives: hope

The Spiritual Path of Grief and Growth

An excellent article by Brady Boyd, Senior Pastor of New Life Church, on the importance of grief in the process of growth.  “Hope is real. It is available. And it always prevails.” Brady Boyd The Spiritual Path of Grief and … Continue reading

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Noticing the Small Victories

Yesterday I visited a new chiropractor and x-rays were part of the exam.  I noticed a quizzical look on his face as he reviewed the films.  It wasn’t my spine that gave him pause, it was these spots on the … Continue reading

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Post-Trauma: Reaching Capacity

Our human capacity to navigate the emotional, mental, and physical demands of processing a traumatic event leaves little or no room for anything else. Continue reading

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The Flowers

This note about mourning and the grief process is beautifully touching. Excerpt: “My grandma is living without my grandpa. Parts of her life have expired and she allows them to be as she allows herself to be: to adjust, grow and change, develop, learn, thrive even.” Continue reading

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Whatever It Takes, As Long As It Takes

Embracing the grief process does not just happen, it is something we choose—whatever it takes, as long as it takes—because our healing can only be complete on the other side. Continue reading

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