Saint Agnostica is a chronicle of grief, love, and mystery.
In between, I was ordained a priest.
Poet Peter Cooley logs the year following his wife’s death with courage and brutal honesty.
We are called to accompany the bodies we love from birth to death and beyond.
She died in her nurse’s arms.
“If it can’t be happy, make it beautiful.”
Lament and longing can be companions.
My years of experience as an undertaker didn’t make it easier.
I’m the only person he loved the way he loved me.
We posed this question to five writers.
Scott Russell Sanders’s essays balance ecological despair with the promise of human creativity.
It is hard to say what will enamor readers more, the bird calls or the familial ones.
Lazarus’s story is one of grief—and hope.
A white woman, her black husband, and the struggle to be known
Amber Scorah’s memoir has a breathless quality that makes it compulsively readable.