Richard L. Morgan has brought into dialogue his years of pastoral ministry with the sick and his appreciation of scripture as a valuable resource. His meditations bring both challenge (e.g. Escaping into Sickness) as well as comfort (This Too Shall Pass). They are daily thoughts for the sick and the caregiver, mutually engaged in a time of deep significance.
- Frank S. Moyer
Editor, Chaplaincy Today
Morgan arrives at an understanding that while a catastrophic illness can take control of one's life emotionally, physically and spiritually, it can also point to divine presence and healing. This is a wise and excellent devotional for anyone involved in the land of sickness, be it as the afflicted or as the caregiver.
- Publishers Weekly
Richard L. Morgan's From Grim to Green Pastures writes of reflections that came to him during his time of illness. This book offers 81 two-page meditations properly sized for those who are being cared for, or those who busily care for them. His excerpts about a spirituality of illness, serve us well.
- Martin E. Marty, The Christian Century
For the day when I am ill again I keep a mental list of books I would take to the hospital. From Grim to Greener Pastures joins that list. As a witness to illness, Dick Morgan, tells the truth. Whether you reread this book as a pastoral guide through illness or as spiritual preparation for the day you too become ill, it can bring grace to suffering.
- Arthur W. Frank, author of At the Will of the Body: Reflections on My Illness