Death and Choice: Men and Women Healing After an Abortion

(Updated with link to a Pagan perspective on abortion at Patheos. 10:20 AM Central) Last week was the 38th anniversary of Roe vs. Wade. This historic case was decided by the US Supreme Court on January 22, 1973. It gave women in the US the right to consult with their doctors and make informed decisions concerning abortion. Abortion, however, isn't simply a legal issue. It is a process that needs to be approached (by men and women) with full knowledge of the medical procedure and health … [Read more...]

Dealing with Grief

Dealing with Grief Caused by Disability by Masery From the first diagnosis of disease or disability to the loss of a physical function or independence, we feel grief. We may experience anticipatory grief when thinking out the longterm effects of our disability or upcoming medical procedures. Grief is a natural process in response to loss, including the loss of a healthy body or mind. Rather than buck up or move on right away, it is important to allow these emotions to flow. Being aware of … [Read more...]


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