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A Memorial Service

Today is my friend’s memorial service. Two years after being diagnosed with an aggressive breast cancer, she is gone. We worked together in caring for teen moms for over a decade, and she was an amazing mentor, guide and spiritual … Continue reading

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Kindred Spirits

Sitting in my car, looking out at the Lake, overcast skies, fall colors all around. I have fallen into what seems to be insurmountable grief. My heart aches, my eyes are teary, my soul is bruised. I feel unfairly alone. … Continue reading

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Moonlit Night

When I was ten years old my family moved from our small three bedroom house to a larger five bedroom in a more affluent neighborhood. My dad was climbing the Cold War ladder of success in what is now Silicon … Continue reading

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Homeless Heart

This afternoon I came home from work exhausted and fell into a deep sleep. Two hours later I woke suddenly from a dream. I was in a large church; it was stone and had many rooms. I had past knowledge … Continue reading

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Weddings and Grief

My son is getting married in a few months. This week he and his love put up their wedding website. In it they named the bridesmaids and groomsmen. None of my son’s siblings were included in that list. His fiancé … Continue reading

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