Posts tagged ‘death of a child’

A Dream of Columbine: Psalm of Protest 13

The massacre at Columbine High school took place more than 20 years ago. And still, we’ve school shooting after school shooting. This Psalm of Protest, listing…

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Memorial for a Child, Even in Adar

This is a memorial prayer for grieving parents. On this day nine years ago, Rosh Chodesh Adar, the month in which joy is said to enter,…

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Birthday, No More

Here’s a prayer to be said on the birthday of a deceased loved one. My sense of sorrow and loss return on the birth dates of my dad Jack…

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Angel of Rest

Here’s a short meditation on death, attempting to think differently about the classic image of the Angel of Death. Angel of Rest Then came The Angel…

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Memorial Prayer for a Child

For those who struggle with this unimaginable loss, a memorial prayer for grieving parents. May you find comfort, strength and renewal. Here’s a related “Meditation on…

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Meditation on the Burial of a Young Child

This prayer is a response to the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School. It can be used as a private meditation or as part of a…

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