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Falling Back To The Earth

“Who leaves the pine-tree, leaves his friend, unnerves his strength, invites his end.”  Ralph Waldo Emerson  “How beautiful the leaves grow old.  How full of light and color are their last days.”  John Burroughs When a tree is diseased or … Continue reading

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Living while dying – Part I

This is the first of a two-part story that I decided to write about a personal experience involving hospice since this is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month… This time it is lung cancer that has spread to lymph nodes … Continue reading

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A Change of Seasons

Descending sunlight bounces off the yellow gold leaves of the ash tree in our backyard.  Assorted leaf debris and pinecones litter the green grass, lush from recent rain.  Today’s early evening sky is clear, cloudless and the temperatures are mild, … Continue reading

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Driving Through Loss

           It moves slowly towards becoming a reality, one incident mingled within ordinary life events; the rude awakening comes when I step into the role of parenting my parent.  I feel comfortable in positions of leadership, but now I wish … Continue reading

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Turning inward to find something new

You have had many and great sadnesses. But please consider whether these great sadnesses have not gone right to the center of yourself? Whether much in you has not altered, whether you have not somewhere, at some point of your … Continue reading

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