Category: Coping

  • Pain

  • Posted by Laura Demetrician on January 2, 2013 | Topics: Coping, Grief
  • We live in a world with pain; intense, distant pain of senseless tragedy and heartache. Pain so close it can eat at our soul. We long for safety. We hope for a place to rest.   Pain in the deepest parts of ourselves. We all know it. We all manage it. Or deny it and … Continue reading “Pain”

  • September 11

  • Posted by Jim Keller on September 11, 2012 | Topics: Coping, Grief
  • Eleven years ago this day our nation was brutally assaulted by enemies that wished to do our nation great harm.  It was a day of horror and disbelief, but also a day that ushered in a great sadness for the thousands of lost lives and the hundreds of thousands who had direct links with those … Continue reading “September 11”

  • Loss

  • Posted by Melissa Hunt on May 2, 2012 | Topics: Coping, Grief
  • The concept of Loss is so large that it is impossible to try to address the vastness of it in a simple blog. The concept, in its entirety, has been something that I have been pondering for some time.  In this blog I am focusing on loss as related to death in particular.  I just … Continue reading “Loss”

  • Embracing Pain

  • Posted by Melissa Hunt on February 13, 2012 | Topics: Coping, Personal Growth
  • Let’s face it, nobody likes pain.  Physical, emotional, mental, and/or spiritual.  It does not matter which sphere we might be experiencing it, we do not like it.  Our natural instincts are to run and avoid it, or put a band aid on it (band aid can be used literally or metaphorically in this context) in … Continue reading “Embracing Pain”