Category Archives: Stories

Stories of faith or antecdotes

False Reading…Please Try Again

Before I get to the point of this post, I need to share some of the background thoughts that have led to this moment of awareness. As a nurse, although my practice dates decades, I have a distinct memory of … Continue reading

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Cancel the Dementia Screening

One of the “companions” of aging is the unspoken question, “Am I starting to forget things that I should be remembering?” This question is a bit comical to me in that, having worked as a pastor in a church, I … Continue reading

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We Know Each Other

I knew I would be walking on Holy Ground as I prepared a brief Memorial Service for my friend who has just learned that her daughter has taken her life. There is no such thing as routine circumstances for the … Continue reading

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Jesus Rescues Broken Worship

I knew I wouldn’t be joining a group for corporate worship today, although that is what I usually do on a Sunday Morning. But just since last Sunday, I am looking at life through a new lens. My husband, (age … Continue reading

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You will regret that…

It all started when I tried to think of a way to divert my eleven-year-old granddaughter’s attention from my little Maltese dog. This dog, Molly, is accustomed to a quiet environment. This granddaughter’s persistence in wanting a constant response from … Continue reading

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Love Through a New Lens

“Could we have a birthday party for Molly?” I answered, “Sure”, without really thinking much about what my adopted granddaughter was really wanting to do. It didn’t occur to me, at the time, that I had never even heard of … Continue reading

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To Love and Be Loved

I have inherited a little white Maltese that I have needed to “choose” to love😘. I looked up Maltese on Google and learned the purpose of this dog is to love and be loved. So I wrote this poem: What is … Continue reading

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