Category Archives: Aging

Aging and caring for the aging

Marking the Passing

Among the things I’d planned for my Fourth of July, helping with Wilberta “Billie” Jane Kelly’s funeral wasn’t one of them. It was an honor that my plans got changed! Continue reading

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Of Paradox and Pleasure

Isn’t it amazing how something that happened years ago seems like yesterday and something last week seems years ago already? Continue reading

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In Turbulent Times

In these times of polarization and political hostility, it is especially vital that we remember–and practice–the best parts of what we claim to believe. Continue reading

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Of Grief and Pain, Loss and Hope

Some deaths are tragic, some horrific, some a welcome release. Even in the release, there is loss and sorrow. Continue reading

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In the Face of Disturbing News

In the space of the unknown, there is room for sowing seeds of doubt… or of faith. I know which one has a better yield. Continue reading

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Sunday School at the Community Church

An unplanned mixing of generations in a Sunday School class shows that young and old share more than we sometimes realize. Continue reading

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Pre-Dawn Darkness

“Do not grow weary in doing good, for in due season we shall reap a harvest–if we do not give up.” –Old Jewish Tentmaker Continue reading

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