Candid conversation about grief. Beginners welcome.
A Rabbi’s Reluctant Lesson in Grief
By Karen R. Perolman
I paid a painful price to become a better leader for my congregation.
The Lie We Tell Ourselves About Mental Health
By Kelly Matthews
My mom's suicide taught me that there is no clear line dividing those who are of sound mind from those who are not.
This Funeral Changed How I Feel About Weddings
By Elizabeth Felicetti
Many clergy will admit they would rather perform a funeral than a wedding. I used to be one of them.
My Dad, Forever a Stranger
By Anastasia Selby
For 16 years I had no relationship with my father, a devoted Scientologist. When he died, I realized just how little I knew about him — and he about me.
Holding on to Culture and Tradition During Mourning
By Franny Silverman
From talking to the deceased to 'tomb sweeping,' here's how mourners have found meaning in their religious and cultural rituals.
Stuck in My Throat
By Amy McElroy
I don’t have many regrets. But not thanking the man so influential in my early adulthood is a big one.
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