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Singspiration

A small elderly woman with an amazing voice brings an unexpected blessing during an ecumenical singing service in a small Kansas town. 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 Passing in the Night

A dusting of snow
glows on the grass
beneath the light
mounted on the pole
in the neighbor’s yard. Continue reading

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Cider Makin’ at the Old Folks’ Home

It was a fine day for cider-making at the residential care facility, cloudy but warm with the full color of fall showing in the trees. 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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