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A Reluctant Blessing

A chance encounter with a white-haired woman during worship leaves us both with unexpected blessings. Continue reading

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Things Change

Even with advanced dementia, there is still poignancy in a visit with my ninety-eight-year-old mother. Continue reading

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A Peaceful Joining

Her age, her history of colon problems and her recent episode of sickness have made her too weak for surgery. But her condition was worsened to the point that surgery is a lesser risk than the other. Such situations force families into decisions that twist heard and heart around each other, leaving neither at ease.
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