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3/25/2018 Ride On

Palm/Passion Sunday
Palm: Mark 11: 1-11, Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29
Passion: Mark 14:1-15, Isaiah 50:4-9a, Psalm 31:9-16, Philippians 2:5-11

We Christians do this every year: journey from Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday. 1,005 more words


The Pieta of Music

Samuel Barber’s iconic Adagio for Strings has been called by one author the “Pieta of Music.” It is music which has become our national anthem for mourning, music that expresses collective grief.  495 more words


Speaking To Those Who Grieve

Courtesy of DorianWanzer.com | By Dorian Wanzer | Originally Published 03.16.2017 | Posted 03.22.2018

Originally published March 16, 2017 on Blavity

But don’t let my glad expression… 1,184 more words

Death And Dying

The Stone Remains Silent Even When Disturbed

The Stone Remains Silent Even When Disturbed

In whose tongue
do you dream?
I fall closer to death

than birth, yet
the moon’s sliver
still parts the bare… 36 more words


Somewhere between hug me, I'm falling apart and don't touch me, I'm falling apart. (Unedited)

We remember the day someone died and often recall it every year on the anniversary. It’s coming up a few anniversaries for me. One memory leads to another and well tears fall silently, or abruptly, there are battles with appetite and sleeping, there is nausea and headaches. 326 more words

Hardest Thing

I thought, “I have survived the worst that life can throw at me.”

But that was before I experienced the hardest thing I’ve ever had to do.   317 more words


Our Jam for the Week...

I love that this song is both happy and sad to me because it understands the desperation of having actually given up on love and the profound joy of being surprised at it’s return to something possible. 10 more words