Edward Ruiz

Edward Ruiz is a licensed professional counselor (LPC) in Connecticut, working full-time in specialized foster care as a Clinical Supervisor in addition to operating a private counseling practice called Christian Counseling Family Services (CCFS).  He is an active member of Grace Church of Stamford (PCA) in CT, serving in various ways over the years including leading bible studies, men's ministry and music ministry.  Edward served in the U.S. Army as a Chaplain Assistant 2003-2010 with two Iraq tours. Edward has been married to Heidi for 7 years, they have two dogs, Jagger and Mowgli.  Edward enjoys cycling, writing/blogging, teaching the Bible, podcasting, writing Christian hip-hop music and spending time with his wife.  Learn more about Edward's work and CCFS at https://ccfamilyservices.com/
The Death of a Spouse

The Death of a Spouse

This is my first piece since the passing of my dear wife, Heidi M. Ruiz. She passed away on 3/28/2021 at Cornell medical hospital after a roller coaster of a day of sudden medical complications. If you’re inclined to hear my recounting of the day, please feel free to...