How many adverse circumstances in our lives are under our control to eliminate or change and yet we choose to live with them one more day? Continue reading
My spine is out of alignment. I know because it hurts. I also know that after a month of pain that it’s not going away without someone else’s help. Continue reading
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Ernie and I have been riding on our dirt road frequently. The road is covered with not-so-crushed rocks that hurt Ernie’s feet. We continue riding on the road even though it’s not comfortable for Ernie because it’s quick and convenient, and it’s what we know.
As a dear friend nears death, those of us who will say goodbye are bewildered and heart broken. We know that we must go on living, however hard it may be. More importantly, we know we must go on living together. Continue reading
At 42, we’re suppose to be having mid-life crises right now, not end-of-life discussions Continue reading
It was just a short exchange between one friend and another on a Facebook wall: “What the heck. We were suppose to be getting pedicures!”
A week ago, I was lamenting a cavity and fretting about the long to-do list at the Funny Farm. I frantically tried to accomplish all the work I could during every waking minute. And then came Wednesday. Continue reading
Pain, heartache and suffering are universal and inescapable. Our definition of suffering may change as we age but it’s a fact that we will never escape it. Suffering and seemingly catastrophic events cause us to question faith. Where was God amidst Japan/Haiti earthquakes? During 9-11? The presence of suffering is the number one reason why people do not believe in God. Continue reading
Even in the midst of horrible events such as the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, we need to remember God is in control. We certainly do not understand why things like this happen and why so many people suffer and die. We must trust there is a purpose beyond our mortal comprehension. Continue reading