Posts about death

The Sounding

What Happens When We Die?

There are many different answers to the question “What happens when we die?” Your doctor can describe in detail the physiological process of dying….

Sep 11, 2014
Stewardship Calling

What Will Your Eulogy Say?

This podcast challenges us to consider our legacy by exploring how our eulogy provides the human grade as to whether we lived our stewardship calling and…

Aug 21, 2014
The Sounding

CONGRATULATIONS! YOU ARE BEING CREMATED TODAY!

My bishop is probably not going to believe this. Recently, a member of our congregation was very upset. She heard that the new priest was planning to cremate…

Aug 12, 2014
The Sounding

The Legacy of Robin Williams: Seize the Day

Like millions of others, I was stunned to learn of the tragic death of Robin Williams, who took his own life after a long and unsuccessful struggle with…

Aug 12, 2014
The Sounding

Flights of Faith: Embracing the Spiritual Side-Effects of Fear

Flying didn’t used to bother me. For years, I reveled in taking off from one city and ending up in another. I didn’t think twice about crossing oceans…

Aug 04, 2014
Understanding the Nicene Creed

I look for the Resurrection of the Dead, and the Life of the Age to Come

The last part of the third main section of the present Creed says, “I look for the resurrection of the dead and the life of the age to come.”  Though…

Jul 15, 2014
The Sounding

A Hidden Community

My eyes close and I take a deep breath. The baby I was lovingly carrying in my womb had passed away. I exhale…oh…so…slowly. I’m overwhelmed with…

Jun 21, 2014
The Sounding

A Mother’s Heartache

Two years ago, Jennifer’s baby daughter died in her womb. To help her as she was grieving, she wrote about what it’s like to lose your baby….

Jun 21, 2014
The Sounding

Coffee and Caring

I was tired. Tired in body. Tired in soul. I had sat by my mother’s bed for two weeks walking her from this life to the next. The extended family had…

May 30, 2014
Come Receive the Light - Greek

Εγώ ειμί η Ανάστασις και η Ζωή

Ο Δημήτρης Καραβασίλης με αφορμή την ανάσταση του Λαζάρου εστιάζει το ενδιαφέρον της…

Apr 13, 2014
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