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The Wall: NaPoWriMo 2018, Day 29

The prompt today is to write a poem inspired by a Sylvia Plath poem.  Below the photo is the poem I wrote. The Plath poem I chose that inspired it is given below my poem. 333 more words


Facing death ... Enriching life

Death is something that we all have to face sooner or later. ‘I’ll cross that bridge when I come to it’ is a common response to this inevitability. 336 more words

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