Category: Compassion

God Weeps Too

I heard a horribly sad story this week. A father who runs a wood-chipping company was at home clearing some of his own property. His 6 year old son wanted to help, so the father agreed, but kept an eye on him. At one point the father turned away for a moment, not knowing that […]

Saying Goodbye to Parents, Part II

Exactly two years ago I wrote a post on the journey my siblings and I had been on for a while: caring for aging parents and anticipating when and how to say goodbye. At the time I wrote, I didn’t know that one week later my mom would be gone. The 2nd “anniversary” of her […]

Crime as Entertainment

Today I saw a quote on a side bar in the paper that stopped me in my tracks. It referred to this year’s Trial of the Century, in which Casey Anthony was found “not guilty” of murdering her daughter, Caylee. The trial in Orlando, FL, has attracted more attention than any since O.J. Simpson’s, and […]