Caring For Souls
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Caring For Souls

COVID-19 and Deferred Grief

Two years ago I stood in front of a crowd of friends and family at a Southeastern Oklahoma cemetery. I was providing the graveside service for my grandfather’s funeral. It was an incredible honor to be able to speak about him and his impact on me to those who had gathered, but, as anyone in caregiving professions knows, sometimes circumstances make it difficult to process your own grief.

A couple of months after the funeral, I was coming down the stairs in our home and I saw a picture of our oldest child with my dad and grandfather. I went into the living room and sat on the couch…

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Caleb McCary

Caleb McCary

Experienced Chaplain. Photography Enthusiast. Lover of learning. Reader of books. Sci-Fi fan.