Living with the Dying

As a pastor, I've had the privilege of walking with many people in their last few days on earth. I'm also one of those rare creatures who comes from a family where we talk about death. My father was a counselor for many years and grief therapy was one of his specialties. My mother is from a very large family, and there have been many funerals to attend. So I'm ...

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This Week in Death

Some people are sports fans. Some people are Instagram followers. Others are ardent devotees of Dancing with the Stars.  I am a big fan of anything or anyone who helps us deal with death in healthy and helpful ways. I know. It's weird. Kudos to ABC this week for offering up two well-done story lines about how to (or how not to) handle death when children are involved. Single Parents (which I think ...

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