The Darkest Night Since My Son Died

Last week marked one year since my 15-year-old son Christian died tragically and unexpectedly. The last 365+ days have been the darkest night my soul has known. St. John of the Cross detailed a dark night of the soul in his poetry as “a spiritual crisis in the journey toward union with God.” Other perspectives…

A moment in life…

These are the moments people don’t see. When I am alone at my desk and overwhelmed by the loss of my son and the tears just well up in my eyes. My heart breaks again and again, yet I still go on looking for moments in life that will again bring joy, and those moments…

Is there life after my son’s death? 

Today marks four months since the tragic death of my son Christian. I knew the holidays would be hard, but they were more difficult than I could have imagined. I thought I might be able to come through them a bit refreshed; but instead, I feel more like I did in the days and weeks…

Be Kind…It’a Easy!

On a day after Christmas stroll through our neighborhood, my wife found this painted rock. Kids paint and hide these rocks for neighbors to discover and then hide for the next person to find. I think this is a wonderful message for which we should all be reminded. Be kind…it’s easy!

A Simple Christmas Wish

After the death of my 15-year-old son Christian on September 5, I have just one wish for all of you this Christmas season. Please take just a moment to hear what it is and share it with your family and friends. Merry Christmas!

I Am Not Your Enemy

I am not your enemy, and you are not mine. I am a son, brother, husband, father, friend and neighbor. I believe in God, love my family and go to work each day. I am an American with a range of beliefs, thoughts and ideas, some of which you are aware, and others we have…

We are in pain. Now Imagine…

As you are probably already aware, we are in pain. A world in chaos, where each new day brings another symptom of our societal ills. Over the years, I have experienced my fair share of it. But because of that pain, I have changed, for the better, or at least I hope I have. So…

The Story of Her

By: MoShai Gibbs Everyone has turmoil and strife in their background. By this I mean there is always something that goes on in someone’s life that others do not know or have any knowledge of. I can tell you a story of a young girl who was always the happy go lucky girl. In her…