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When There Are So Many Good Things, and Only Some That are the Best

It’s hard to say no. Our friend, Lysa Terkeurst, reminds us of this in her book, “The Best Yes.” It’s that time of the year. In many ways fall is a beginning of the year in my mind, much more … Continue reading

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Hallowed Ground

I volunteer for a Hospice in my area. As a hospice vigil volunteer, we go into the home or nursing facility during the night hours to relieve the family. They get much needed rest while their family member is imminently … Continue reading

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A Vigil

A dimly lit room at 2:23 a.m. One tiny lamp on the night stand. A fine-boned beautiful woman is lying comfortably on her bed. Her white hair is tousled, her face and neck wrinkled. She’s in that special place that … Continue reading

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