Grief Tag Archives


But I wonder if the best kind of gratitude is the kind that can hold both thankfulness and longing…


Wow, what a week. On Monday, I was overwhelmed by the personal stories of the world crashing in on so many fellow Americans—along with the wind and waves and fire and Hurricane Sandy. Americans who, days earlier, had been walking through their everyday ordinary, plain-jane lives, never suspecting the great losses that were just around the corner. Because we never do.


My neighborhood is not like every other one in town. In my neighborhood, there is a beautiful parkway lined on …