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Busting Through Life and Death

Anne sits in the upholstered arm-chair in the front row of the visitation room at the local funeral home.  Waiting for the funeral service to begin, she stares at the casket where a cascading blanket of red roses and her … Continue reading

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Blue Christmas

The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who lived in a land of deep darkness – on them light has shined. Isaiah 9:2 There have been many ways to enjoy the holiday season this year, … Continue reading

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To Thine Own Self Be True

November is National Family Caregiver Month – here is my reflection on my experience as a caregiver… Taking care of others starts early for me as my mother is chronically ill as I grow up.  My time spent playing with … Continue reading

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“For All the Saints”

In the front of the church, a small altar stands in the middle of the raised steps, holding fourteen red candles.  There is a white banner beside this altar with the word RESURRECTION made of gold fabric letters. Fourteen bells … Continue reading

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