Nothing to Celebrate: Question Nine of Ten

   Taking The Dave Test during the Holiday  Question Eight: “Can I walk wounded?” Introduction to the series Much of the last year was thread through with considerable loss.  My brother, Dave, battled a fatal brain cancer for nearly eight years and he died this last January as the result of a fall that was due in large part to his disease.  He would have been 58 years old in October. In reaction to Dave’s quest to find a durable faith and supportive friends, I wrote a … [Read more...]

Question Eight of Ten: “Can I grieve with others?”

   Taking The Dave Test during the Holiday  Question Eight: “Can I grieve with others?” Introduction to the series Much of the last year was thread through with considerable loss.  My brother, Dave, battled a fatal brain cancer for nearly eight years and he died this last January as the result of a fall that was due in large part to his disease.  He would have been 58 years old in October. In reaction to Dave’s quest to find a durable faith and supportive friends, I … [Read more...]

No Cause for Celebration: Question Seven of Ten

   Taking The Dave Test during the Holiday  Question Seven: “Can I say something that helps?” Introduction to the series Much of the last year was thread through with considerable loss.  My brother, Dave, battled a fatal brain cancer for nearly eight years and he died this last January as the result of a fall that was due in large part to his disease.  He would have been 58 years old in October. In reaction to Dave’s quest to find a durable faith and supportive friends, … [Read more...]


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