Category Archives: family

unattended

Twenty five years ago today my mother died just three days before her 66th birthday. She had been in a coma for thirteen days after suffering a major stroke in the brain stem. She died immersed in love, with her … Continue reading

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to live resilience

Well, good morning! It’s been three months since I have written a post. Some blogger I am, huh. A lot has happened in three months hasn’t it. Our world has changed. Some think for the better. I wish I could … Continue reading

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moving pictures

Yesterday, oldest granddaughter, Eloise, all of 3 going on 30, and I had a matinee movie date. We went to see Pixar’s “Inside Out”. It is a magically creative and fun adventure that takes place inside of the head of … Continue reading

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seeking light

It seems that life has been happening so fast I have not had, or taken the time to chew the cud lately. I haven’t metabolized much of anything that has been going on. Life is like that though, isn’t it. … Continue reading

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life in death

Last Sunday I was the guest preacher at a small Presbyterian church. The Biblical text for the sermon was John 12:20-36, with a concentration on verses 23-26; Jesus answered them, “The hour has come for the Son of Man to … Continue reading

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it’s in the focus

This past Saturday we had a small graveside service of internment of ashes for my mother-in-law, Dolores. It was exactly two months after she had peacefully passed in our presence. In some ways it seemed sad that it was so … Continue reading

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it could be worse

If there’s one thing in all articles about blogging, it’s the advice to be consistent, to post on a regular basis. I want to do that. I intend to do that. But the reality is, life keeps happening fast and … Continue reading

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