Our lives are a fragile gift. The grief that death stirs in us underscores what a beautiful thing we really have.
Saturday marked the first shooting at an American synagogue in modern U.S. history. An attack on one Jewish community reverberates throughout the larger one, and this was no exception.
Here’s how I’ve learned to take care of myself and my family in the years since losing a loved one to suicide.
The suicide of a celebrity has a history of inspiring copycats. When it happens, it’s a good time to check up on and send some extra love around to your family and friends.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott joined in: ‘We need to do more than just pray for the victims and the families…[but] step up and make sure this tragedy is never repeated.’
The universal hatred of human death is a unifying force. Let’s not use it to divide. Instead, let’s take some time to rejoice in common ground.
A 19-year-old man killed at least 17 people and wounded at least 16 others at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on Wednesday, say local officials.
Prayer cannot be an inappropriate response to senseless murder. We should always ‘mourn with those who mourn.’
We should not listen to the foolish voices that surround us, begging us to despair or buck up. We have been called to Job’s journey.
While many articles stress that children need to be reassured against the potential for impending doom, I am also loathe to lie to my child.
Prayers, or any form of calling out, is an emotional visceral human response, especially when we don’t know what to do.
Sometimes, celebrities are open and vulnerable to a fault. GQ Magazine’s recent interview with Brad Pitt definitely falls into that category.
Not being maximally risk-averse is sensible. But when the worst happens, we must find a way to live with the knowledge that we didn’t do all we could. No parent is immune from this.
Police have finally found the remains of Jacob Wetterling, after 27 years. His family has taught us a lot over the years, and they’re still teaching us.
There are lessons to be learned from what happened in this Disney resort, and how our culture might have helped contribute to this tragedy.
Singing together is a powerful form of expressing and generating solidarity and resistance to evil. Christmas can help us regain our voices.
If school shootings can prompt eunuch activism via Twitter, can we also discuss what the shooter said about his family failure?
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