Monthly Archives: December 2015

It Was a Weird Christmas

My spouse wasn’t feeling too well; it was a lonely, cold feeling, knowing family and friends were far away and would not celebrate this night with us; and there were no decorations taken down–no tinsel or twinkling lights (except those … Continue reading

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Weighted on the Front End.

Life is weighted on the front end. Summers are longer, winters wane, and dreams seem attainable but far off. School days flow like lava—heavy and slow— not the steady stream of the middle years, and certainly not this rushing torrent … Continue reading

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People Don’t See You

People don’t see you; they see your cane, your chair, your walker. They see your tremor and your white hair, and the you you used to be and the you you are are supplanted by images and stereotypes and judgments. … Continue reading

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Christmas Gift

  Carried for nine months and birthed far from Heaven’s hallelujahs into Israel’s Rough fringes—a Bethlehem town, Incarnation, God come to be one of us—a Singular identification with The lost and the loved: It was a lowly Ministry to a … Continue reading

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