Light Notes

October 14, 2013 5:30 AM

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

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