Tag Archives: joy in suffering

ADVENT: … joy? ….

Years ago when I returned from the Middle East, folks at cocktail parties or church seemed to always ask, “so what did you learn in all your time over there?” egads!  how to compress 5 years of living & working … Continue reading

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PAPA TURNS 82!!!!!

Today is my Papa’s birthday.  Hmmn, that’s nice (you may think) – a birthday, whoopie. But celebrating my Papa’s birthday is  kinda a Big Deal, cause each day around here life (especially his) is a gift. Way back in 1980 … Continue reading

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… on being sick….

Nobody wants to read a deadbeat blog & when you’re sick, it’s sure hard not to be a downer.   But so many chronically ‘sick’ people (my bedfast quadriplegic Papa inclusive) face down the sick bullet each day & keep on … Continue reading

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