The Passing of Another Member

It’s with sadness I announce the passing of another TLS member, Sarah Courtney-Dean. Just a couple of months ago we lost Chris McGill. That was a serious blow to our community. So is the loss of Sarah. Let me quote Ruth Calder-Murphy, one of our founding members who...

Goodbye Chris McGill

For those of you not keeping up with the news in our private Facebook group, I have an announcement you should hear. One of our founding members and facilitators, Chris McGill, passed away suddenly on Thursday. He was at work and was found in the bathroom. The autopsy...

Letter: Can I Share My Grief With You?

Sometimes things seem so surreal. The last church I pastored, a Vineyard church (the one pictured here), just closed its doors and sold all assets, including the building, all the people have dispersed, and the pastor I’d left in charge moved away. Gone. All of it....
Letter: My Dog Died: Reflections

Letter: My Dog Died: Reflections

My Dog Died: Reflections On Friday Abby died. I was out when Lisa called me on my cell and said Abby was actively dying. I rushed home. Abby was lying on a pillow on the floor. Lisa and Casile were with her there. I got down too. Eventually Jesse came home and joined...

I Faked it Once

I’ve thought of this recently.  My beliefs have been changing dramatically for several years but it’s really only been in the last 2 years that I’ve grown more into accepting the fact that they had changed.   David A has posted about how hard it is to...