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Camino Eight: Acquiring The Camino Experience

Upon waking up at the Los Arcos refugio on June 11, 1994, Shirley found a couple talking to each other.  She introduced herself.  The woman’s name was Ali, dressed in a Gucci jumpsuit, double-decker sneakers, and carrying several bags of toiletries.  975 more words

Moon-to-Sun Returns

The Indestructibles: Courage and Confidence Facing Death

Whatever is in our future, God is there, and He is in charge. Knowing that we are His children brings peace and confidence, even in the face of death. 93 more words

Billy Graham in His Own Words

Two days ago on the devotional blog we honored Billy Graham with an excerpt from his final book. Then yesterday, we added Rev. Graham to a select group of people who have been part of a quotation series at Christianity 201. 1,151 more words


How To Have The Final Farewell Without Fear

It’s about time I figured this out after nine years as a hospice chaplain. A patient’s daughter showed me how to tamp down my intermittent fear of death. 280 more words

Facing Death

I Know Where I'm Going

Sitting here with a pack of Sicilian ham and a tangerine, listening to an audio of Gabriel Garcia Marquez with the fabulous title – Memories of… 289 more words

With Death Face to Face

It completely changed him. The day he realized what everyone wanted him to be was simply destroying him. He became rebellious. He took life in to his own hands the day he faced death head on. 152 more words


When a friend dies

My friend Chris Albee will be gone from this life four months the 20th of this month; the tears are streaming down my face right now as I write. 277 more words