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God’s Upside Down World, or Ours?

Have you ever wondered if we are living in an upside down world without even knowing it.  Maybe, that’s why God’s approach looks so backward. This is the first episode of many(I hope) of thoughts and reflections on life and … Continue reading

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An infectious faith?

Imagine what life would be like if we had an infectious faith as virulent as the more notorious infectious diseases of our era? When I began to think about that in response to the release of a friend’s new book, … Continue reading

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Day two – Eyes Wide Open

Once detoxification begins to take hold, what tends to happen? The answer to this question is the greatest testimony to the power of silence. Once we begin to make progress on detoxifying from the effects of the noise in our … Continue reading

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Detoxifying

Wow! Here we are again at another silent retreat, and I’m already a day behind in sharing observations from the retreatants who are here with me. Our usual schedule at these retreats are when we arrive, we take some time … Continue reading

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Audiobook now available!

The newest addition to the Grieving the Loss of Someone You Love series has been expanded!  If you are in the car, prefer listening to a book rather than reading it, or just simply have a hard time reading given … Continue reading

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Grief 2.0 – “Table Talk with CCU” – From Mourning to Morning: Reflections on a Journey

The Inaugural “Table Talk with CCU” — A series for CCU that is patterned off of the TED talk series of lectures.  I was asked to give this short talk reflecting on my journey through grief.  

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Grief 2.0 – The urgency of regret

Regret is signature characteristic of grief. Now, that statement may not be terribly consoling for most people experiencing grief, but in many ways, it is forced upon us because of our position in time. The word “regret” has an interesting … Continue reading

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Grief 2.0 – Feeling Lost

I find myself living in a strange warp in the “space-time continuum” as Dr. Everett Brown referred to in the movie, “Back to the Future.” In spite of the fact that what I am experiencing is nothing quite so disastrous … Continue reading

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Pat Williams Memory page

For new visitors to the website looking for Pat William’s memory page, it can be found under the menu item “Grieving the Loss of Someone You Love” or follow this link: Pat Williams Memorial Page

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Grief 2.0 – Between a rock and a hard place

There is a lot about the grief and loss process that, for many Christ-followers, feels like being caught between a “rock and a hard place” as the old saw goes. Of course, when we lose someone we are often reminded … Continue reading

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