Category Archives: Aging

Aging and caring for the aging

Training Time

Seeing the challenges and frustrations in our lives as training for greater spirituality doesn’t make them fun; it can help us appreciate them more. Continue reading

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The Noise of Hope

While I certainly believe there should be a sense of reverence, a church doesn’t have to sound like a funeral home. Continue reading

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Hiking in the Dark

When fatigue tugs at our limbs and exhaustion etches into our joints, he who has shaped our path will still give us strength. Continue reading

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Indian Summer

One way of feeling more grown up is doing the work of grown-ups. Funny how the privileges are more appealing than the responsibilities, eh? Continue reading

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Watching Death

Among the things that I admire is the devotion of women and men to one another in those final hours. Continue reading

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Marking the Passing

Among the things I’d planned for my Fourth of July, helping with Wilberta “Billie” Jane Kelly’s funeral wasn’t one of them. It was an honor that my plans got changed! Continue reading

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Of Paradox and Pleasure

Isn’t it amazing how something that happened years ago seems like yesterday and something last week seems years ago already? Continue reading

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