Rev. Dr. Harry Sterling

This I Believe New England: Living After Loss

Jun 13, 2018
Scott Indermaur

Those of us who have been blessed with long-term marriages or partners often wonder what life will be like if we outlive our mate.  Will I ever know happiness again? Can I survive on my own, without those all-too-familiar glances, comforting words, and embraces?  Might life lose its meaning?  Somehow, some way, most people manage to cope.  The gifted writer Anne Lamott put it so beautifully: "You will lose someone you can’t live without, and your heart will be badly broken, and the bad news is that you never completely get over the loss of your beloved. But this is also the good news.

This I Believe Rhode Island: Accepting Invitations

Dec 15, 2015

  It’s no secret that growing older can be an ambidextrous experience.  On one hand, aging can be filled with a joyful mix of satisfying moments, astute insights, and exciting new challenges.  And, on that other hand, for many there are the daunting physical, emotional, and spiritual challenges that can burden us during the so-called golden years, which for some aren’t so golden.