Light Notes

October 14, 2013

Mourning lifts as mountaintop birdsong brings heaven to earth

For the child living inside each of us, mourning resonates for months, even years with the slightest breath of a parent's memory. For one grief-stricken woman, a coincidence on a morning mountain hike feels like a heavenly serenade.

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Lucy Luginbill


Lucy Luginbill is a career television producer-host and the Spiritual Life editor for the Tri-City Herald. In her column, she reflects on the meaning of her name, “Light Bringer.” If you have a story idea for Light Notes, contact her at 509-551-2191 or