Category Archives: Spiritual Reactions

Why??

I’ve often talked about how those spiritual/existential questions are the ones that keep us up at night.  The one question we ask over and over and over again:  Why??  Why him? Why her?  Why me?  And beyond that we want … Continue reading

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Your Terminal Illness: Spiritual Matters

Most of us go through life compartmentalizing our own death. We neatly tuck it away and choose to believe we have unlimited tomorrows. When we are faced with the reality that our days are not unlimited, that our time here … Continue reading

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Signs. Signs. Everywhere are signs…

Every day I talk to people who are grieving and every day I hear stories about the signs they’re yearning for or the signs they’ve received. It could be a dream, a rainbow, a butterfly, a spontaneous electrical event, a … Continue reading

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Open Mind Friday: Religion vs. Spirituality…

There are many attempts at defining religion and spirituality. The way I define them is that religion happens on the outside and spirituality happens on the inside. Religion is based on organization, liturgical styles and sets of beliefs. Spirituality is … Continue reading

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Spiritual Questions…

When someone we love dies, it is natural to question. Over the years, I’ve counseled dozens of people who have gone through crises of faith after someone they loved dies. One woman had gone to church every day of her … Continue reading

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