Category Archives: Death
Life is a luminous pause between two great mysteries, which themselves are one. Carl Jung Share This!
Today’s post is by guest blogger Bob Sessions: You’re probably becoming a bit tired reading about Richard Rohr on this blog, but he has a remarkable knack for putting sophisticated ideas in clear and often homey ways. He not only … Continue reading
A most interesting article recently appeared in Newsweek Magazine. Heaven Is Real: A Doctor’s Experience With the Afterlife is written by Dr. Eben Alexander, a neurosurgeon at Harvard Medical School. In it he describes the extraordinary vision of the afterlife … Continue reading
Today’s post is my monthly column for the Episcopal News Service: While the Church honors its dead on All Saints Day in November, the national holiday of Memorial Day also has deep resonance for many of us. The observance began … Continue reading
Today is All Saints Day in the Christian liturgical calendar. In the Episcopal Church, the day is marked with a stately and solemn eucharist and the lighting of candles for those who have died. I like this annual service, finding … Continue reading
Amid the deluge of news coverage after Steve Jobs’ death, most interesting to me were the clips played from a commencement speech he delivered at Stanford University in 2005. Jobs describes how the experience of facing death changed him. He … Continue reading