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Coming Back: Conversations on life after loss

Jan 30, 2019

Rabbi Anne Brener stumbled across traditional Jewish mourning rituals as she was preparing for her wedding. Her fascination with these ancient prayers and rituals plus knowledge of psychology and a collection of her own personal griefs called her to deeply explore the world of Jewish mourning and write the book...


Jan 23, 2019

Melissa Lyons is not a grief expert. But her mysterious message-turned-children's-book I Will Always Love You is helping grievers all over the world feel peace, comfort, and even joy after a loved one dies. We're talking about how each of us is served the crappy buffet of grief, what to do when we're charged with...


Jan 16, 2019

Catharine H. Murray's middle son, Chan, was diagnosed with a rare and complicated form of leukemia at the heartbreaking age of five. After Western medicine did all it could do, Catharine, her husband, and her three boys moved to a remote cabin in Thailand where Chan spent his final months. Today we're talking about...


Jan 9, 2019

Three back-to-back losses left Kate Manser with a severe case of death anxiety. Mortality was lurking around every corner. When the freak death of a friend on Mount Everest marked the fourth death in a short amount of time, Kate had a flash of insight: "I might die tomorrow." This profound statement became the fire...


Jan 3, 2019

Katie Huey's dad was fine until he wasn't. A sudden heart attack took him from her family in her early twenties and Katie was plunged into a year of spiraling confusion, compounded by both her and her husband's unexpected job losses. We're talking about Katie's faith (how prayer often looks like gratitude lists),...