Category Archives: Health

On the fog of grief

A wonderful book by Dennis Apple, (a man I have never met, but my former neighbor & friend knows him well as a result of intense grief in her life) speaks beautifully on the subject of grief following the sudden … Continue reading

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Alli loves her new job!

Alli started on a wonderful new adventure about 3 weeks ago that includes her passion for those less fortunate with her desire to teach and educate.  She is now working for a nationwide non-profit in MD, Share Our Strength, that works … Continue reading

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Care for Suicide Survivors

Since I posted this Absolutely clueless when someone’s grieving? a couple of days ago I’ve read countless articles and blogs on suicide, mental illness, the effects on survivors and so on.  One thing that has resonated with me is the importance, … Continue reading

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by how he treats his mother…

They say you can tell a man’s character by how he treats his mother.   That’s one big reason my husband Sam was such a great catch. He was so sweet and respectful to his Mom. Next month it will … Continue reading

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Prodigal – having or giving something on a lavish scale

Sooooooo much Good & Plenty of stuff in Timothy Keller’s The Prodigal God.                                    (#sidenote #ilovethiscandy) We now see that the true elder brother … Continue reading

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To Mom on Her 75th!

I love my Mom!  I am so blessed to have shared 53 out of 75 years with her.  Although I understand the first 6 months of those I was quite a literal cry baby. I am sure I created frustrating … Continue reading

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40 Days and 40 Nights (without coffee)

How wonderful to celebrate my 53rd birthday on Fat Tuesday!  A license to indulge if ever there was.  My (slightly sick, pre surgery) wonderful husband and each of my kids truly brightened my day, as well as the birthday wishes … Continue reading

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It Really Does Take A Village – on Godly mentors especially during times of tragedy

Throughout the years we have been truly blessed by so many young adult spiritual mentors for our kids.  I know I have said that before, but it bears repeating.  I do not know where we would be without their support … Continue reading

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