Digital legacy news

Perhaps you saw this in the news recently (July 2018), but I thought it would be worthwhile updating the Digital Legacy section of this blog as it is quite a landmark ruling. In brief: Facebook must grant a grieving mother access to her late daughter’s profile and private messages, Germany’s highest court for civil and criminal…

Bereaved by Suicide

This post is a follow on to the previous article on depression, treatment, and the depressed Christian. Celebrity deaths by suicide often precipitate another round of public discussion about depression, mental illness, and the importance of talking about our problems and not just keeping everything inside. There are other topics that come out too, such…

Is the glass half-full, half-empty or something else instead?

This blog is primarily about coping with grief, and just because someone is grieving, does not mean that they are depressed. However, recently I’ve met more than a few people whose grief intersects with depression, and I think it’s worthwhile writing about depression in general, and dealing with it as Christians.   Mental health problems…