Category Archives: Relationships

The Power of One

The power of hope often begins with one person. The belief of one therapist opened up a completely different life for one autistic child… and his family. Continue reading

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Benevolent Conspiracy

Working with people who are dedicated to helping college students succeed is a very special pleasure and privilege. Continue reading

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18th Hole

The image that Kristi described of Brian reaching up toward heaven as he died reminds me of what my sister Patsy said about our mother’s final hours… Love the image! Continue reading

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Watching Death

Among the things that I admire is the devotion of women and men to one another in those final hours. Continue reading

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A Deliberate Casualness

You know how much you enjoy it when a good friend doesn’t need anything but just makes time to visit? I think Papa enjoys when we do that with him. Continue reading

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Making a Good Day

While rain might ruin some plans it can make others work perfectly. Better to open one umbrella than to curse the showers… Continue reading

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A Simple Sharing

We may be shaped by grief and sorrow, but we can choose the form of that shape; even in our pain we can gain greater caring for others and refuse to be defined by our scars. Continue reading

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