Comments Inspired by the Death of a Loved One

28 Apr , 2017  

Ted Bradshaw  April 28. 2017 Sadness of Loss is Not the End of the Story We grieve when a loved one leaves for an extended trip, but it is grief mitigated by the strong expectation that it is just a separation for a time. We can be confident that we will soon be in one […]

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Glad Tidings

Hope in God

2 Oct , 2016  

GT—Volume 13 Issue 10 Hope for the Best Without hope life is featureless. With hope, life is in Technicolor. Hope is the expectation that there will be good things in the future. In Dante’s Inferno, emblazoned over the Gates of Hell is, “Abandon All Hope, Ye Who Enter Here”. The label indicates that there will […]

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Prayer for the Deceased

30 May , 2016  

Into Your hands, O merciful Savior, we commend the soul of Your servant                        , now departed from the body. Through Your grace, she/he is a sheep of Your fold. She/he was a sinner who You in love and through sacrifice redeemed to become She/he was a sinner who You, in love and through sacrifice, […]