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MONDAY MUSINGS

A Living Eulogy? Grieving Well Series Part 4

Sunday we had a small memorial gathering at my home to honor the life of my brother, Scott, and sister-in-law, Dawn. We hugged, laughed, cried, shared stories, and ate food together. Although it was a beautiful day, I couldn't help but wonder if my brother truly realized how much he was loved and admired. Why… Continue reading A Living Eulogy? Grieving Well Series Part 4

MONDAY MUSINGS

Letting Go of Guilt and Regret: Grieving Well Series Part 3

I wish I would have spent more time with my brother while he was alive. I wish I would have called him more often. I wish I would have listened better. Dealing with guilt and regret can be a difficult hurdle in the grieving process. The truth is, most of us have things we wish we… Continue reading Letting Go of Guilt and Regret: Grieving Well Series Part 3

MONDAY MUSINGS

The Kindness of a Stranger (Grieving Well Series part 2)

It was two days after we found out about the deaths of my brother and sister-in-law when my dad, daughter, and I  hopped on a flight to Anchorage, Alaska. We arrived at our hotel in the middle of the night, the frigid darkness mirroring our grieving hearts. And yet, the favor of the Lord rested… Continue reading The Kindness of a Stranger (Grieving Well Series part 2)

MONDAY MUSINGS

Grieving Well

My brother and sister-in-law were killed in a car accident two weeks ago.  Scott was barely 49—my only sibling.  I’m writing this while in the beginning stages of grief over the tragic loss of Scott and his wife Dawn. I’m still reliving the phone call from my dad telling me they were killed. I can… Continue reading Grieving Well