Grief and Gratitude

As we look toward the end of this year of untold grief, we are in a season traditionally focused on gratitude and joy. It can feel somehow wrong or disrespectful to celebrate when we are immersed in such suffering. Yet grief and gratitude are inextricable, as are joy and pain; life is not divided into neat containers. Let’s explore together how to hold our human experience in ways that honor its sacred complexity.