Tag Archives: life

That One Wants to Live

  I was looking up the number to call the Garden Center when I remembered that my friend (86 y/o) who worked at this Garden Center would have the wisdom I needed. This friend is mentally quicker than most of … Continue reading

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I Thought She was Wrong

The memories that stick with me from childhood are interesting. As a child, I noticed that when my mother read a book she always read the last few pages before she started the book. I somehow took it upon myself … Continue reading

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We have been on a Journey Together

These words were spoken with precision and passion as my husband’s cardiologist honored us by telling us personally of his retirement. This doctor is an elegant man, both in his appearance and his manner. His presence changes the atmosphere of … Continue reading

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Strength through Whispered Weakness

My friend has been in a Surgical Intensive Care Unit for a week. Her health crisis came without warning. She was awakened at 2 AM with symptoms that prompted her family to call 911. The ER transferred her to Surgical … Continue reading

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Show Me the Trail

I was in an unfamiliar city today. Yesterday a neighbor told me that the Ice Age Trail was only a mile away.   I listened carefully to this neighbor’s direction, as I wanted to walk this trail. This morning I started … Continue reading

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Everyday Awe

A hospital visit today has prompted me to search my heart for what I take for granted. The friend I visited has been an active leader in the Senior Adult Ministry of our church. Health challenges have limited her participation … Continue reading

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Watch for the Yellow Arrow

It’s been more than six months since I walked the Camino de Santiago in northern Spain. The path, even with the help of guidebooks that tell you what to expect is unpredictable .The distance is longer, the hills are steeper … Continue reading

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