Tag Archives: death

To Lie Down Weary

There are many fine things in this world; a good night’s rest is among the finest! Continue reading

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A Greater Sharing

The depth of our relationships is formed by the depth of our sharing. In both tears and laughter, we grow closer to each other… and to our Savior. Continue reading

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He Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere (Guy Clark)

Guy Clark is probably the best songwriter you never heard of… his music touched my live and the lives of my wife and my kids. Continue reading

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Funeral Invitation

Even if you want to come celebrate the fact that I’m dead, you’re welcome at my funeral. But behave yourself… Continue reading

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In Memory of Vachel Murphy

Even in the cruelness of cancer,
faith still holds in the passing,
shared lives still bear the blessing
of those who sleep in Jesus. Continue reading

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Comfort

I have seen close enough
the long aching pain
the death of a child brings a mother. Continue reading

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A Difficult Phrasing

We live in a world of both blessing and cursing. Joy and heartache often tumble in on each other. One grandchild is born, another, yet unborn, dies. Continue reading

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