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- SPEAKING OUT: Voices of Love vs. Hate
- Birthday Blues: Surprised by Joy!
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Egads, every year this mush-filled day creeps up on us – WHAM – it’s here. Time to forage for chocolates & share beautiful roses with those we love (or make a nice meal or special cakes or cookies or whatever … Continue reading
When i lived & worked for 5 yrs in the West Bank & Gaza Strip, the village of Ibillin (located in Israel’s Galilee between Tiberias & Haifa) was my home-away-from home with Abuna Elias Chacour (author of Blood Brothers & … Continue reading
I know it’s the last Sunday of Advent & we should be thinking Mary, Joseph, Baby Jesus, shepherds & the whole Christmas gang (+ Angels + ) but it’s also near the end of the year & those end-of-the-year blues … Continue reading
LIFE & DREAMS What have I done with the life I’ve had, What am I doing with the life I have…? What have you done with the life you’ve had, What are you doing with the life you have…? … Continue reading
After hibernating a bit in its Netflix envelope, last week this documentary made its way onto our TV screen for what was meant to be a partial dinner viewing, but our dinner plates remained un-cleared as we sat completely riveted … Continue reading
After hosting an exquisite lunch today, my friend Christie passed along a slightly tattered document: a copied fax, dated 12 March 1994, sent to my parents’ church along with an INGO situation update that my Papa shared with the whole … Continue reading
“I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that … Continue reading
Finding roses after the ‘rubble’ of Papa’s hospital stay has been real easy with these new ‘BED-SKI-boots’ – he is so excited(!) & we are so excited(!) & grateful to Kathy – the Physical Therapist at the Hospital- who … Continue reading
We are celebrating the Gift of Life around here after going through the recent rubble of medical emergencies & hospital stays for my bed-fast quadriplegic Papa. Each day we thank God for the Gift of Life, but this week our … Continue reading