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Beauty for Ashes

“The Spirit of the Sovereign LORD is on me, because the LORD has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners, to proclaim the year of the LORD’s favor and the day of vengeance of our God, to comfort all who mourn, and provide for those who grieve in Zion- to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of joy instead of mourning, and a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair. 693 more words

Wife and Mother

Mother’s Day is looming. Lurking around the corner just waiting to dawn, lighting upon the happy hearts of mother’s everywhere. I thank the good Lord in heaven that there is no “Wife’s Day”. 721 more words

Learning To Live

The Bootstrap Lie

When do ideas become stories? When do stories become myths? When do myths become harmful?

Post-colonization North American culture is young compared to the rest of the world. 1,428 more words

News And Politics

Mourning Nature Now Available

Mourning Nature: Hope at the Heart of Ecological Grief and Loss, an edited collection that myself and Dr. Karen Landman from the University of Guelph have been working on for several years is now available through McGill-Queen’s University Press. 293 more words

Remembering the Arctic Ice Cap: A Celebration of Life

Ever since I started offering Climate Anxiety Counseling, I’ve gone back and forth about mourning the places and people–human, nonhuman–that we know climate change will not just hurt, but kill,  548 more words

Something To Do

Vile Behavior On Plane.....

As Dead Soldier’s Coffin Is Being Loaded On Plane, Flight Full Of People Do The Sickest Thing Imaginable

If you need further proof of just how heartless and self-centered people from this generation have become, a California family’s story will absolutely break your heart. 337 more words

Political Commentary

For “Those who wait and wonder”: The Canadian Memorial Cross

We featured this silver Memorial Cross, given to the mother of Private Robert Elliot of the 14th Battalion, as part of our Centennial Feature for the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Thiepval Ridge. 442 more words

First World War