Category Archives: Faith

Suicide and the Torment of Numbness

I am numb, through and through, and it is tortuous. A piece of my heart has been torn away, so I ought to be reeling in pain, but the shock runs too deep. I sense a hole in my chest, … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: The Person I See

(I’ve dusted off an older post you might’ve missed the first time around – this one ran back on 12/8/11) I have a good friend who struggles with living the faith in this secular world about as much as I do.  We … Continue reading

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Grace From A Dying Friend

V, one of my closest and dearest friends, is dying. The cancer in his liver has become unmanageable and untreatable. Earlier this week, he was placed in home hospice care, and just this afternoon, he was transferred to a nearby hospice … Continue reading

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What “I’m Spiritual, But Not Religious” Really Means

The other day, the following meme showed up in my Facebook feed: Most of the comments were “Amen!” or similar. And it had a billion or so likes and was shared infinity squared times – which makes me think that the … Continue reading

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