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Learning From The Lotus To Grow Through The Muck

I just began reading Becky Aikman’s book entitled, Saturday Night Widows:  The Adventures of Six Friends Remaking Their Lives.  You can learn a little more about the premise of the book by watching the author. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8fMeLlTMygc Looking back when I … Continue reading

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A Date With History

Chris will be turning sixty-one on January 31, but I don’t think he’s celebrating birthdays in heaven.  Twenty-four years after his death, I still pause on this day and wonder if his baby face would have aged well, if his … 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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What feeds you?

Two Wolves **I do not know the source of this story but have often used it in my support groups** One evening a Native American Elder told his grandson about a battle that goes on inside of people.  He said, … Continue reading

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God’s work amongst the ashes – Part IV

Peering through the small rectangle of glass in the narthex door, I scan the modest size crowd that has gathered in the sanctuary of the Lutheran church where I have been a member since the age of four. It seems … Continue reading

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