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Why I Am Still Grateful

Gratitude is hardly restricted to people of faith, just as people of faith are not exempt from ingratitude. But for many of us of the Christian faith, there are certain events that are sources of continuing thankfulness.

Death with Real Dignity

For all the lessons Don Briel taught as a distinguished educator, none was so impressive as the lesson he taught through his example in the last few weeks of his life.

We’re Too Afraid to Die

The limitless American pragmatism, with its faith in the possibility of technical solutions for every problem, is a powerful spur to heroic medicine when combined with fear of death.