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One More Contact to Delete

           I received a phone call this week that was unwelcome but not unexpected. My childhood friend had died. This is the letter I wrote to her children:           We live in a world that measures success but not faithfulness. … Continue reading

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I Didn’t Know We Were Poor

I didn’t know we were poor. I had a long conversation today with a friend from my childhood. Her reflections on her growing up years reminded me that I knew back then what I still know now; her family was poor. … Continue reading

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How Long Do Flies Live?

I love to be with friends who ask questions I have never thought of. This week there were three of us driving around in a van looking for odds and ends that you need from time to time to make … Continue reading

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An Office Visit

The couple were newlyweds although age-qualified for Medicare. It was a routine physical for the husband.  His wife accompanied him with pad and pen in hand. This was a second marriage for the husband. His first wife of 35 years … Continue reading

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