Tag Archives: Faith

A Survivor’s Birthday/Christmas


On Thursday I asked my therapist, “What am I doing here?”  She replied, “Life review.”  On Friday, a friend asked for my New Year’s resolutions.  Saturday I went to see the movie “Hugo” wherein the child, whose father had trained … Continue reading

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Sitting Down


The story, as told by my grandmother, was that her younger brother Dick drove home from the swimming hole at dusk in an open buggy, wearing a wet wool bathing suit.  He caught a cold that turned into pneumonia, and died … Continue reading

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To Serve the Least


President Barack Obama gave an unusually personal speech about his religious faith on Thursday, saying that “it is the biblical injunction to serve the least of these that keeps me going and keeps me from being overwhelmed . . .” … Continue reading

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