Posts Tagged ‘Tragedy’

Death, Thanksgiving, and the Resurrection

“Keep your mind in hell and despair not.” — St. Silouan the Athonite I’ve been thinking a lot about death lately. An acquaintance of mine is a widower, and while I knew previously that his wife died several years ago, I only recently learned how: she suffered a sudden and massive heart attack....
April 18th, 2014 | Church, Holidays, Religion | Read More

Good Odds: Betting on Safety

I am in denial. I do not think that anything too terrible could actually happen to me. I have spent hours in lectures about the human body and learning about all of the amazing abilities that it has. I have also heard of the numerous ways in which things can go wrong and harm a human. I do not want to...
November 18th, 2013 | Religion | Read More