40 min

Jerry Sittser: Life After Loss Everything Happens with Kate Bowler

    • Society & Culture

How do you move forward after an incalculable loss? 
Jerry Sittser lost his wife, young daughter, and his mom in one horrific accident. But even as his world stopped, the world kept spinning. He had to learn how to parent his three surviving children in the wake of such grief. 
Now, thirty years after the accident that upended his life, Kate and Jerry discuss:

Finding honesty about the pain you can never unknow 

Why it isn’t possible to protect our kids from the tragedies of life

How to stop counting or comparing people’s grief

Why we cannot explain our suffering with simple formulas and shallow theology

Whether miracles can solve our pain


This conversation is an Everything Happens Masterclass on learning to live alongside the reality of lives that come apart for no reason we can explain. 
CW: deaths of family members
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How do you move forward after an incalculable loss? 
Jerry Sittser lost his wife, young daughter, and his mom in one horrific accident. But even as his world stopped, the world kept spinning. He had to learn how to parent his three surviving children in the wake of such grief. 
Now, thirty years after the accident that upended his life, Kate and Jerry discuss:

Finding honesty about the pain you can never unknow 

Why it isn’t possible to protect our kids from the tragedies of life

How to stop counting or comparing people’s grief

Why we cannot explain our suffering with simple formulas and shallow theology

Whether miracles can solve our pain


This conversation is an Everything Happens Masterclass on learning to live alongside the reality of lives that come apart for no reason we can explain. 
CW: deaths of family members
***
Find me on Instagram or Facebook or Twitter.
Be sure to subscribe to my weekly email for bits of wisdom, prayers, free downloads, and more.
No Cure for Being Human (And Other Truths I Need to Hear) is now available wherever books are sold. Order your copy today.
Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

40 min

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