Category Archives: Death & Dying

Return to Paradise, Again

John Prine spent his life searching for and sharing truth, beauty and an irascible sense of humor through music. My life is better for having known and shared his music. Continue reading

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Praise in the Face of Troubles

Job declared “Though he slay me, yet will I hope in him.” As we face our own fears and resentments, let us remember that God’s strength is perfected in our weakness. Continue reading

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In the Wake of Bitter News

Even in the aching numbness of loss, let us remember–and cherish–the amazing power of love. Continue reading

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In Memory of Jon Moore–1956-2019

There was so much I didn’t know about Jon Moore… but everything I did know made me like and respect him. Continue reading

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This Bitter Shore

There are many hard losses in this world; losing a baby has to be among the hardest. How critical in this the love of family, the caring of friends, the sharing of sorrow and the hope of resurrection. 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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18th Hole

The image that Kristi described of Brian reaching up toward heaven as he died reminds me of what my sister Patsy said about our mother’s final hours… Love the image! Continue reading

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