In Memoriam: Light from Darkness


This “S” word is real.

It needs all of us to all allow those in pain to breathe their pain and to be accepted. To be included and to help themselves heal in some way only those in pain understand. If we as Christians will not allow those in pain to weep publicly – then how much do we love?

I love this honesty. I love this Love. Is not this love for ALL OF US – please God it is.

Thank you LM.

The Postmodern Mystic

Robin WilliamsI am not a big fan of “Bandwagons”. I’ve never really liked them, never followed them, seldom jumped on them.

The tragic death of Robin Williams this week is definitely the hot topic of conversation for many, and I don’t doubt that his name will find its way into many pulpits and sermons come Sunday.

I really had to think long and hard about this post before deciding to type. I’ve been deeply affected by this death. I saw Paulfg’s post this morning about the nature of being a “public figure” and how we… the “public”… tend to encroach on the private grief of family and friends who truly knew a celebrity who has passed away. There is a truth to that, yes.

On the other hand, “celebrities” (whatever that means), who earn their livings by moving us to identify with them, laugh with them, listen to them, cry…

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