Ambiguous Loss

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By Rev. Thomas Taylor, LCSW-R, Ph.D.February 18, 2019 A funny thing happened on the way to telling people I was ill. By ill, I mean, cancer. Prostate cancer. The funny thing that happened was how many colleagues, friends, and family shared stories of being ill themselves – stories I had not heard. A colleague with breast cancer, a church leader with prostate cancer, a friend who recently lost a parent to cancer, and so on. All of a sudden, I find myself on this well-trod path with many fellow travelers on a similar journey – a journey that is, for many, a long one. While I am reassured by...

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